Tuesday 12 October 2010

Attention plankton enthusiasts - AusCPR issues first survey newsletter

The AusCPR newsletter has been created to give people more information about the survey, what we do, what we have found so far and our plans for the future. It summarises the highlights of the first 2 years of the...[more]

Category: SOOP-AusCPR, SOOP

Wednesday 21 July 2010

AusCPR team welcomes new team members

Mark Tonks joins the team at Cleveland and is currently carrying out zooplankton analysis of the National Reference Stations (NRS) samples. Mark will also be carrying out plankton analysis on the East Australia Current...[more]

Category: SOOP-AusCPR, SOOP

Monday 28 June 2010

AUSCPR Project Fact Sheet - now available!

A fact sheet outlining the progress of the Australian Continuous Plankton Recorder  (AusCPR) Survey is now available. To download the factsheet click...[more]

Category: SOOP-AusCPR, SOOP

Thursday 24 December 2009

Zooplankton Taxonomic Workshop

Zooplankton Taxonomic Workshop Stradbroke Island 6-11 December 2009 From the 6-11 December 2009, the AusCPR team hosted a Zooplankton Taxonomic Workshop at the UQ Moreton Bay Research Station on North Stradbroke Island,...[more]

Category: SOOP-AusCPR, SOOP

Thursday 1 October 2009

David Tranter Reference Collection donated to the Cleveland Plankton Labs

The CSIRO Plankton Ecology Laboratory (Cleveland, Qld) recently hosted the opening of the David Tranter Plankton Reference Collection. This collection is a comprehensive compilation of rare and out-of-print zooplankton reference...[more]

Category: SOOP-AusCPR, SOOP

Friday 28 August 2009

ANL 'Windarra' collects plankton for the AusCPR survey monthly

The ANL 'Windarra' has been towing a Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) on a monthly basis for the AusCPR survey down the east coast of Australia (from Brisbane to Melbourne), whilst on its regular shipping route...[more]

Category: SOOP-AusCPR, SOOP

Friday 19 June 2009

UPDATE: on the SOOP Air-Sea Flux Sub-Facility

The SOOP ship based Air-Sea Flux sub-facility is now routinely generating air-sea fluxes from the Southern Surveyor while at sea, and providing the data to eMII. High resolution in situ meteorological and sea surface temperature...[more]

Category: SOOP

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