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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]

Category: ANFOG, Home Slider, WA-IMOS

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

Sunday 6 November 2016

Underwater glider sets off from Perth to Sri Lanka in record-breaking mission

The IMOS Ocean glider Facility together with Rutgers University have deployed an ocean glider off Fremantle heading to Sri Lanka, a distance of 6,200 km. This is the longest journey of an ocean glider to-date.[more]

Category: Home Slider, ANFOG, WA-IMOS

Monday 10 October 2016

Ocean symphonies aid marine animals in finding food

A cacophony of underwater noise in the Perth Canyon, detected each evening with acoustic receivers, is most likely produced by small fishes.[more]

Category: ANMN, Home Slider, WA-IMOS

Tuesday 12 July 2016

Ocean Glider tells quite a tale after 74 days at sea

A torpedo shaped underwater glider has just completed a 74-day journey through the waters of the Great Australian Bight returning loaded with information about the Bight – along with a few battle scars.[more]

Category: ANFOG, Home Slider, SA-IMOS, WA-IMOS

Friday 17 June 2016

WA launches Blueprint for Marine Science

The Western Australian Blueprint for Marine Science Initiative, launched today, guides the foundation of a long-term collaboration between all sectors operating in the marine environment.[more]

Category: WA-IMOS, Home Slider

Friday 29 April 2016

UWA student wins award for Holloway Current research based on IMOS data

University of Western Australia Oceans Institute PhD student, Mohammad Hadi Bahmanpour, was awarded the student ‘Best Poster’ at the International Coastal Symposium (ICS) held in Sydney in March. [more]

Category: WA-IMOS, Home Slider

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