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Monday 16 January 2017

Industry collaboration doubles the data collection capacity of Australia’s Slocum glider fleet

A successful partnership between IMOS Ocean gliders facility in Perth and local company ‘Master Instruments’ has significantly improved the efficiency of Slocum glider missions – at no extra cost.[more]

Category: ANFOG, Home Slider, WA-IMOS

Thursday 1 December 2016

Challenger glider, where RU now?

The underwater glider ‘RU29’, recently renamed ‘Challenger’, is on a journey from Fremantle, WA, to Galle, Sri Lanka. It departed Australia on 5 November and left Australian waters sixteen days later. Challenger is now in...[more]

Category: Home Slider, ANFOG, WA-IMOS

Sunday 6 November 2016

Underwater glider sets off from Perth to Sri Lanka in record-breaking mission

The IMOS Ocean glider Facility together with Rutgers University have deployed an ocean glider off Fremantle heading to Sri Lanka, a distance of 6,200 km. This is the longest journey of an ocean glider to-date.[more]

Category: Home Slider, ANFOG, WA-IMOS

Thursday 29 September 2016

Glider data provides unprecedented high resolution observations of the continental shelf waters of southeastern Australia

A comprehensive data set collected by IMOS ocean gliders has been published in the Nature journal Scientific Data. [more]

Category: Home Slider, ANFOG, NSW-IMOS

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

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