Sunday 19 March 2017

Investigator heads to Southern Ocean for climate research

Australia’s national bluewater research vessel, the RV Investigator, has left Hobart for the Southern Ocean to gather data that will help us understand the impacts of ocean-atmosphere interactions on climate processes.[more]

Category: Home Slider, ABOS, BlueWater

Tuesday 1 November 2016

The oceans surrounding Australia have warmed, with the greatest surface warming to the west and south of the continent: State of the Climate 2016.

The CSIRO and Bureau of Meteorology have just released the 2016 State of the Climate report.[more]

Category: Home Slider, BlueWater, SRS, Argo, ANMN, SOOP

Tuesday 23 August 2016

Seals reveal how melting ice shelves in East Antarctica affect the global climate system

Elephant seals tagged by IMOS have helped scientists to discover that fresh water from Antarctica’s melting ice shelves slows the production of powerful deep-water ocean currents responsible for regulating global temperatures.[more]

Category: Home Slider, AATAMS, BlueWater

Thursday 25 February 2016

What have we learnt from 15 years of ocean observations with the global Argo array?

A review of the Argo array recently published in Nature Climate Change considers the progress and provides an outline of how the programme is likely to change.[more]

Category: Home Slider, Argo, BlueWater

Tuesday 20 October 2015

IMOS data contributes to a new version of the Surface Ocean CO2 Atlas

SOCAT version 3 brings together 14.5 million quality controlled, surface ocean fCO2 (fugacity of carbon dioxide) observations from 1957 to 2014 for the global oceans and coastal seas. [more]

Category: SOOP, Home Slider, BlueWater, ANMN

Thursday 23 July 2015

International report confirms: 2014 was Earth’s warmest year on record

IMOS data from Argo floats and ocean gliders contributed to NOAA's State of the Climate report published last week.[more]

Category: Home Slider, Argo, ANFOG, BlueWater

Friday 19 June 2015

Investigator finds a 'Freddy' (a frontal eddy) in East Australian Current

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).[more]

Category: Home Slider, BlueWater, NSW-IMOS, Q-IMOS, SEA-IMOS

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