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Tuesday 12 July 2016

Ocean Glider tells quite a tale after 74 days at sea

A torpedo shaped underwater glider has just completed a 74-day journey through the waters of the Great Australian Bight returning loaded with information about the Bight – along with a few battle scars.[more]

Category: ANFOG, Home Slider, SA-IMOS, WA-IMOS

Thursday 26 May 2016

Slocum gliders track sub-surface warming in the Great Barrier Reef

In recent months, widespread coral bleaching has been reported from the Northern to the Central Great Barrier Reef (GBR). [more]

Category: Home Slider, ANFOG, SRS, Q-IMOS

Tuesday 12 April 2016

Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham visits the IMOS Ocean glider Facility

The Minister took time during his visit to the Indian Ocean Marine Research Centre on Monday to check out NCRIS-funded IMOS infrastructure. [more]

Category: Home Slider, ANFOG, WA-IMOS

Wednesday 2 March 2016

eReefs glides to new levels of Reef monitoring

IMOS Ocean gliders are the latest tool to be deployed in the mission to collect vital information on the water quality of the Great Barrier Reef. Deploying the gliders in little observed northern Great Barrier Reef waters is an...[more]

Category: Home Slider, ANFOG, Q-IMOS

Friday 15 January 2016

Ocean Glider missions revealed much in 2015 but were not without their challenges

The IMOS Ocean gliders facility had a busy and successful year with a total of 26 deployments and, importantly, 26 recoveries in 2015.[more]

Category: ANFOG, WA-IMOS, Home Slider

Monday 5 October 2015

Ocean glider attacked by shark

An IMOS ocean glider was attacked by a shark off Yanchep, Western Australia. It has been recovered but has come off a little worse for wear.[more]

Category: Home Slider, ANFOG, WA-IMOS

Monday 7 September 2015

Now you see it, now you don't. The case of the disappearing glider – solved.

Sometimes having a back-up plan pays dividends, as demonstrated by a recent ‘cat and mouse’ chase through the Torres Strait in search of a wayward ocean glider.[more]

Category: ANFOG, Home Slider, WA-IMOS, Q-IMOS

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