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.
In recent months, widespread coral bleaching has been reported from the Northern to the Central Great Barrier Reef (GBR).
The Minister took time during his visit to the Indian Ocean Marine Research Centre on Monday to check out NCRIS-funded IMOS infrastructure.
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...
The IMOS Ocean gliders facility had a busy and successful year with a total of 26 deployments and, importantly, 26 recoveries in 2015.
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.
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.