Monday 21 December 2015

Third 'IMOS in MOcean' video – What do changes in the Southern Ocean mean for the Antarctic ice sheet?

The 3rd video in the 'IMOS in MOcean' series examines evidence that a warming Southern Ocean is contributing to Antarctic ice sheet melting.[more]

Category: Home Slider, ABOS, SEA-IMOS

Friday 20 November 2015

Second 'IMOS in MOcean' video – How does the ocean control atmospheric CO2?

The 2nd video in the 'IMOS in MOcean' series examines carbon and heat transfer between ocean and atmosphere.[more]

Category: Home Slider, ABOS, SEA-IMOS

Friday 20 November 2015

What happens after Godzilla leaves the room?

The current monster El Niño weather pattern being experienced in Australia is being referred to as the ‘Godzilla’ El Niño. Climatologists are looking at ocean data to try to predict what happens once this phenomenon passes.[more]

Category: SEA-IMOS, IMOS OceanColour, Home Slider

Friday 11 September 2015

CO2 uptake in the Southern Ocean is revived

A decade ago scientists feared that the ability of the Southern Ocean to absorb additional atmospheric carbon dioxide would soon be stalled. But the analysis of more recent observations using IMOS and other data show that this...[more]

Category: SOOP, SEA-IMOS, Home Slider

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

Thursday 7 May 2015

Sea level is rising fast – and it seems to be speeding up

Research led by the University of Tasmania has revealed a more accurate picture of sea level rise in the satellite era, showing that it is in fact accelerating.[more]

Category: SRS, Home Slider, SEA-IMOS

Thursday 12 March 2015

AUV deployed to examine the benefits of a no-take marine reserve off Tasmania's wild southwest coast

The research is comparing the marine life and seafloor habitat in fished environments with those found within the Tasman Fracture Commonwealth Marine Reserve (CMR) southeast of Tasmania.[more]

Category: AUV, SEA-IMOS

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