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Friday 21 April 2017

IMOS Task Team goes troppo to solve radiometry challenges

Images of the ocean from space show a range of colours that indicate levels of algae and other factors influencing ocean colour. Observations much closer to the ocean surface are required to validate images produced by satellite...[more]

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

Monday 16 January 2017

Industry collaboration doubles the data collection capacity of Australia’s Slocum glider fleet

A successful partnership between IMOS Ocean gliders facility in Perth and local company ‘Master Instruments’ has significantly improved the efficiency of Slocum glider missions – at no extra cost.[more]

Category: ANFOG, Home Slider, WA-IMOS

Thursday 1 December 2016

Challenger glider, where RU now?

The underwater glider ‘RU29’, recently renamed ‘Challenger’, is on a journey from Fremantle, WA, to Galle, Sri Lanka. It departed Australia on 5 November and left Australian waters sixteen days later. Challenger is now in...[more]

Category: Home Slider, ANFOG, WA-IMOS

Sunday 6 November 2016

Underwater glider sets off from Perth to Sri Lanka in record-breaking mission

The IMOS Ocean glider Facility together with Rutgers University have deployed an ocean glider off Fremantle heading to Sri Lanka, a distance of 6,200 km. This is the longest journey of an ocean glider to-date.[more]

Category: Home Slider, ANFOG, WA-IMOS

Monday 10 October 2016

Ocean symphonies aid marine animals in finding food

A cacophony of underwater noise in the Perth Canyon, detected each evening with acoustic receivers, is most likely produced by small fishes.[more]

Category: ANMN, Home Slider, WA-IMOS

Tuesday 12 July 2016

Ocean Glider tells quite a tale after 74 days at sea

A torpedo shaped underwater glider has just completed a 74-day journey through the waters of the Great Australian Bight returning loaded with information about the Bight – along with a few battle scars.[more]

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

Friday 17 June 2016

WA launches Blueprint for Marine Science

The Western Australian Blueprint for Marine Science Initiative, launched today, guides the foundation of a long-term collaboration between all sectors operating in the marine environment.[more]

Category: WA-IMOS, Home Slider

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