Friday 20 March 2015

Climate Science collaboration takes to the sea on ship’s maiden voyage

Australian scientists venturing into the Southern Ocean aboard the Marine National Facility’s RV Investigator tomorrow will go armed with world-leading technology for understanding the basic forces driving climate change.[more]

Category: BlueWater, ABOS

Monday 26 January 2015

Warm ocean water melts largest glacier in East Antarctica

Warm ocean water is melting the largest glacier in East Antarctica from below, according to new Australian Antarctic research using data from the IMOS deep water moorings.[more]

Category: BlueWater, ABOS

Tuesday 25 September 2012

Researching possible links between the Indonesian Throughflow and Australia's climate

Almost two years ago CSIRO oceanographers deployed IMOS moorings in one of Australia’s and globally important ocean currents, the Indonesian Throughflow, which connects the Pacific and Indian Oceans through the complex system of...[more]

Category: ABOS, IMOS

Wednesday 11 July 2012

Australia leads on Southern Ocean carbon dioxide monitoring

Australia’s Marine National Facility research vessel, Southern Surveyor, returned to the Southern Ocean in July to deploy three IMOS deep water moorings anchored at a depth of nearly five kilometres, about 580km south-west of...[more]

Category: ABOS

Wednesday 18 April 2012

New EAC mooring array completes the IMOS bluewater observing system

This final mooring deployment means IMOS is observing Australia's deep oceans from the tropics to Antarctica.[more]

Category: BlueWater, IMOS, ABOS

Tuesday 7 June 2011

Oceans of data from world-first IMOS buoy deployment

This year on World Oceans Day IMOS is celebrating the successful retrieval of the first weather buoy deployed in the remote Southern Ocean. [more]

Category: ABOS, BlueWater

Tuesday 10 May 2011

Call for EOI for the MNF Investigator in 2013-14 & 2014-15 now open

The Marine National Facility (MNF) Research Vessel, which is owned and operated by CSIRO, supports blue-water research in Australia[more]


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