In recent months, widespread coral bleaching has been reported from the Northern to the Central Great Barrier Reef (GBR).
IMOS Ocean gliders are the latest tool to be deployed in the mission to collect vital information on the water quality of the Great Barrier Reef. Deploying the gliders in little observed northern Great Barrier Reef waters is an...
Scientists across Australia are preparing for what could be the most damaging coral bleaching event (or marine heat wave) in history.
A new series of videos to highlight the collection, use and impact of IMOS data.
Sometimes having a back-up plan pays dividends, as demonstrated by a recent ‘cat and mouse’ chase through the Torres Strait in search of a wayward ocean glider.
Frontal eddies ('freddies') are small, short-lived, rapidly-rotating cyclonic (clockwise) eddies that form inshore of the main flow of the East Australian Current (EAC).
Under conditions of high temperatures and light corals become stressed to the point where the symbiotic relationship with single cell algae (zooxanthellae) that live within the corals tissues breaks down and the algae are...