IMOS Task Team goes troppo to solve radiometry challenges
Images of the ocean from space show a range of colours that indicate levels of algae and other factors influencing ocean colour. Observations much closer to the ocean surface are required to validate images produced by satellite...
IMOS data charts the course of the 2015-16 coral bleaching event on the Great Barrier Reef
The 2015-16 summer saw widespread coral bleaching along the Great Barrier Reef. Data from the IMOS Wireless Sensor Networks provided daily real-time measures of temperature, bleaching stress and risk which helped guide survey and...
Tough love for elephant seal pups
A recent study examined how female elephant seals adjust their expenditure with respect to prevailing environmental conditions, and demonstrates that seal mothers give more to their pup when conditions are favourable and less...
Experimental drifting wave buoy observations of Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie
Tropical Cyclone Debbie left a well documented trail of destruction in north Queensland. IMOS observations have enhanced our understanding of its impact on the marine environment.
Using autonomous drones to improve data quality for High-Frequency ocean radars
The effective operation of the SeaSonde High-Frequency (HF) radars managed by the IMOS Ocean Radar Facility requires a frequent, accurate and repeated calibration of the receiver antennas and their pattern. The antenna pattern...
Marine Matters issue 26 now available
The latest issue of the IMOS newsletter, Marine Matters, is available to download via the website.