News

Monday 30 November 2015

Predictions of severe coral bleaching events mobilise marine scientists to monitor the oceans

Scientists across Australia are preparing for what could be the most damaging coral bleaching event (or marine heat wave) in history.[more]

Category: ANMN, Home Slider, Q-IMOS

Friday 16 October 2015

New video series launched: IMOS in MOcean

A new series of videos to highlight the collection, use and impact of IMOS data.[more]

Category: AATAMS, Home Slider, NSW-IMOS, Q-IMOS

Monday 7 September 2015

Now you see it, now you don't. The case of the disappearing glider – solved.

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.[more]

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

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

Sunday 31 May 2015

2014-15: A warm summer with more to come.

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...[more]

Category: FAIMMS, Q-IMOS

Saturday 30 May 2015

Lizard Island: another year another cyclone

In April 2014 Lizard Island was battered by Tropical Cyclone Ita, a Category 4 system that passed within 10 kilometres of the island. [more]

Category: FAIMMS, Q-IMOS

Thursday 14 May 2015

Moorings crucial for understanding the East Australian Current

The RV Investigator sets off today to deploy IMOS deepwater moorings to observe the East Australian Current.[more]

Category: ABOS, Home Slider, Q-IMOS

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