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 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]

Category: Home Slider

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]

Category: Home Slider

Thursday 15 December 2016

The IMOS Annual Highlights Document 2015-16 is available now

It was a big year for IMOS, being the tenth year of operation for our national collaboration. [more]

Category: Home Slider

Friday 9 December 2016

Data collected by seals now available through IMOS OceanCurrent

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.[more]

Category: Home Slider, IMOS OceanColour

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

Thursday 1 December 2016

East Australian Current measurements provide clues on climate and more

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.[more]

Category: Home Slider, ABOS

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