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.
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.
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...
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...
This final mooring deployment means IMOS is observing Australia's deep oceans from the tropics to Antarctica.
This year on World Oceans Day IMOS is celebrating the successful retrieval of the first weather buoy deployed in the remote Southern Ocean.
The Marine National Facility (MNF) Research Vessel, which is owned and operated by CSIRO, supports blue-water research in Australia