Ocean Gliders - Onslow, Western Australia

What are Ocean Gliders - Onslow, Western Australia?

Onslow Ocean Gliders is an extension of the IMOS Ocean Gliders Facility with the aim of monitoring Australia’s Northwest shelf. This region is important to Australia’s Bluewater economy, with high activity of shipping, oil and gas, commercial fishing and tourism in the area. The regular deployment of Ocean Gliders provides high-resolution information on the ocean dynamics of this region.

The Onslow Ocean Gliders sub-Facility is funded by the Western Australian government.

Key Data Streams

Prof. Charitha Pattiaratchi
E: chari.pattiaratchi(at)uwa.edu.au


Acknowledging IMOS 

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Australia’s Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS) is enabled by the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS). It is operated by a consortium of institutions as an unincorporated joint venture, with the University of Tasmania as Lead Agent.