Tuesday 26 September 2017

Enhancements made to the Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) Images Viewer

The AUV Viewer is a tool designed to view images from the IMOS Autonomous Underwater Vehicles Facility.  The vehicles produce a precisely navigated time series of sea-floor images.  The viewer sorts and displays a...[more]

Category: AODN, AUV, Home Slider

Wednesday 13 September 2017

IMOS AUV captures an unusually large group of Port Jackson sharks in the Beagle Commonwealth Marine Reserve

Hundreds of the distinctive, dark-striped sharks were massed on the sandy seafloor among low rocky reefs covered with brightly coloured sponges.[more]

Category: IMOS, Home Slider, AUV, SEA-IMOS

Thursday 5 November 2015

Australian sea-floor survey data featured in the journal Nature Scientific Data

The data set consists of 9,874 annotated images all collected by the IMOS AUV between 2008-2013[more]

Category: Home Slider, AUV

Friday 30 October 2015

NESP Marine Biodiversity Hub launched in Hobart by the Hon Greg Hunt MP

The Hub provides a major pathway for uptake and use of IMOS observations to do highly relevant research for policy and management.[more]

Category: Home Slider, AUV, AATAMS

Tuesday 14 April 2015

AUV deployed in a coordinated robotics voyage aboard the RV Falkor on the Scott Reef

The international research team on board the Schmidt Ocean Institute's research vessel Falkor have recently completed a data gathering expedition using coordinated groups of underwater robotics.[more]

Category: AUV

Thursday 12 March 2015

AUV deployed to examine the benefits of a no-take marine reserve off Tasmania's wild southwest coast

The research is comparing the marine life and seafloor habitat in fished environments with those found within the Tasman Fracture Commonwealth Marine Reserve (CMR) southeast of Tasmania.[more]

Category: AUV, SEA-IMOS

Tuesday 18 December 2012

Can the Great Barrier Reef recover from devastation?

Photo taken from underwater, looking up at Associate Professor Stefan Williams, from the Australian Centre for Field Robotics, University of Sydney, working with the Autonomous Underwater Vehicle.

A reconnaissance mission by an underwater imaging robot hopes to discover a more resilient reef than feared, following devastation by Cyclone Yasi in February last year. Sirius is a robotic autonomous underwater vehicle that...[more]

Category: AUV, Q-IMOS

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