The central Great Barrier Reef (GBR) has an open reef matrix along the outer-shelf compared to the north and south which presents more as a true barrier.
The oceans surrounding Australia have warmed, with the greatest surface warming to the west and south of the continent: State of the Climate 2016.
The CSIRO and Bureau of Meteorology have just released the 2016 State of the Climate report.
A cacophony of underwater noise in the Perth Canyon, detected each evening with acoustic receivers, is most likely produced by small fishes.
A member of the public last month found a large orange buoy, with instrumentation attached, washed up on a remote beach on the Yorke Peninsula, South Australia.
The IMOS National Reference Station (NRS) network provides baseline information required to understand how large-scale, long-term change and variability in the global ocean are affecting the ecosystems of Australia's coastal...
The first ever comprehensive report on the state of Australia’s ocean, as seen through the eyes of plankton, has been released today.
New research* led by CSIRO has described how heavy rainfall caused the top layer of the southeast Indian Ocean to be less salty, creating a barrier layer which trapped the heat during the deadly marine heatwave – La Niña and the...