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...
In April 2014 Lizard Island was battered by Tropical Cyclone Ita, a Category 4 system that passed within 10 kilometres of the island.
The RV Investigator sets off today to deploy IMOS deepwater moorings to observe the East Australian Current.