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.
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...
The latest issue of the IMOS newsletter, Marine Matters, is available to download via the website.
It was a big year for IMOS, being the tenth year of operation for our national collaboration.
The IMOS Animal Tracking Facility has deployed over 250 SealCTDs (miniaturised CTD sensors with an ARGOS antenna) on Elephant Seals, Sea Lions, Fur Seals and Weddell Seals since 2009. The data can now be viewed on OceanCurrent.
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...
The East Australian Current (EAC) moves massive amounts of water down the east coast of Australia, each second transporting more than 25 million cubic metres, the equivalent of 10,000 Olympic swimming pools, southwards.