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Monday 2 October 2017

Underwater glider sets world distance record

The Challenger mission set out to send an underwater glider from Fremantle, Western Australia to Galle, Sri Lanka. The challenger glider, also known as RU29, has reached Sri Lanka after 330 days at sea, setting a new world record...[more]

Category: ANFOG, WA-IMOS, Home Slider

Friday 2 June 2017

Challenger glider crosses equator on record journey

The underwater glider ‘Challenger’ is on a journey from Fremantle, Western Australia, to Galle, Sri Lanka. It departed Australia on 5 November and has reached the Equator.[more]

Category: ANFOG, WA-IMOS, Home Slider

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

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