IMOS Media Releases

Australian mooring network - a global blueprint for coastal ocean observing

CSIRO technicians Clare Davies and Ryan Crossing prepare bottles to collect water samples at Ningaloo in Western Australia. Image credit: T.P. Lynch, CSIRO.
CSIRO technicians, Ryan Crossing and Phil de Boer prepare to deploy two train wheels which moor a string of oceanographic sensors offshore from Perth WA. Image credit: T.P. Lynch, CSIRO

Thursday 18th December 2014

A network of nine National Reference Stations deployed by Australia’s Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS) is providing the latest physical, chemical and biological information to help scientists and industry understand our coastal seas.

The network of National Reference Stations is described for the first time today in a paper published in the journal PLOS ONE http://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0113652.

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Image captions:

Image 1: CSIRO technicians Clare Davies and Ryan Crossing prepare bottles to collect water samples at Ningaloo in Western Australia. Image credit: T.P. Lynch, CSIRO.

Image 2: CSIRO technicians, Ryan Crossing and Phil de Boer prepare to deploy two train wheels which moor a string of oceanographic sensors offshore from Perth WA. Image credit: T.P. Lynch, CSIRO.