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).
Diving marine animals are proving to be an essential way of collecting oceanographic data especially in hard to reach areas such as the ice-bound Polar Regions. Australia’s Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS) tags seals in...
Surprising results as RV Investigator’s first scientific voyage builds on IMOS long-term monitoring of the Southern Ocean
Australia’s new National Marine Facility, the RV Investigator, has successfully deployed IMOS equipment to monitor indicators of climate variability and long-term change. Upon their return, scientists report findings that impact...
Australian scientists venturing into the Southern Ocean aboard the Marine National Facility’s RV Investigator tomorrow will go armed with world-leading technology for understanding the basic forces driving climate change.
A comprehensive view of world oceans afforded by the global array of profiling Argo floats reveals the ongoing and steady rise of global climate system heat content.
Warm ocean water is melting the largest glacier in East Antarctica from below, according to new Australian Antarctic research using data from the IMOS deep water moorings.
IMOS data has contributed to a database of hydrographic profiles from tagged elephant seals in the Southern Indian Ocean.