Wednesday 1 February 2017

International ocean science leader visits Hobart

Dr Vladimir Ryabinin, Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO, paid a visit to Hobart this week. [more]

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Sunday 29 January 2017

Farewell and thanks to a great collaborator

The IMOS community says ‘farewell and thanks’ to Zdenka Willis, Director of the US Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) Program Office who retires at the end of January 2017. [more]

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Friday 20 January 2017

Head of South African coastal observation visits IMOS office during Antarctic circumnavigation

IMOS hosted a visit by Dr Tommy Bornman from the South African Environmental Observation Network (SAEON). He is on the Cape Town to Hobart leg of the Swiss Polar Institute Antarctic circumpolar expedition (ACE) which arrived in...[more]

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Thursday 19 January 2017

NSW-IMOS announces leadership change

Following a meeting on 11 January, the New South Wales node of IMOS (NSW-IMOS) announced that Justin Seymour, from the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) will take over leadership of the node. Tim Ingleton from the NSW Office...[more]

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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]

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Thursday 22 December 2016

IMOS OceanCurrent predicts speed for Sydney to Hobart yacht race

Ocean currents (on present indications) are favourable for a quick race, especially at first, when a tail current associated with a large anti-clockwise (warm-core) eddy off Sydney will add a few knots to the fleet's speed over...[more]

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Monday 19 December 2016

Marine Matters issue 25 now available

The latest issue of the IMOS newsletter, Marine Matters, is available to download via the website.[more]

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