Researchers in a recent study have contrasted two eddies, Murphy and Freddy, that had formed in the Eastern Australian Current, whilst on board the Marine National Facility RV Investigator.
The oceans surrounding Australia have warmed, with the greatest surface warming to the west and south of the continent: State of the Climate 2016.
The CSIRO and Bureau of Meteorology have just released the 2016 State of the Climate report.
Around the globe 2015 was an exceptionally warm year for both land and ocean temperatures. For Tasmania though, the heat continues with sea surface temperatures off the east coast hotter than ever this year.
In recent months, widespread coral bleaching has been reported from the Northern to the Central Great Barrier Reef (GBR).
The new "Accessing IMOS Satellite Data and Converting into CSV Format Report" provides a simple, easy-to-use process, using the open source tool Panoply, for visualising IMOS satellite imagery and extracting small subsets of data...
Research led by the University of Tasmania has revealed a more accurate picture of sea level rise in the satellite era, showing that it is in fact accelerating.
The storms that hit the Hunter Valley region of NSW on 21-22 April 2015 caused much flooding as well as damage from winds and huge waves. River discharge mixes with seawater to form a buoyant mixture that can take some time to...