News

Monday 5 October 2015

Ocean glider attacked by shark

An IMOS ocean glider was attacked by a shark off Yanchep, Western Australia. It has been recovered but has come off a little worse for wear.[more]

Category: Home Slider, ANFOG, WA-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 12 June 2015

Slocum glider missions reveal pools of dense shelf water - the 'winter cascade'

The Australian National Facility for Ocean Gliders has recently found pockets of dense ‘winter cascade’ water at a surprising number of locations over the continental shelf.[more]

Category: Home Slider, WA-IMOS, ANFOG

Friday 22 May 2015

Darwin Harbour safer for shipping with improved ability to predict conditions

The ability to monitor and predict ocean conditions in Darwin Harbour is crucial for maritime safety. Building on existing observation infrastructure, a new monitoring station in the Beagle Gulf is set to provide detailed...[more]

Category: Home Slider, WA-IMOS

Thursday 30 April 2015

The World Heritage listed Ningaloo Reef in Western Australia will be the focus of a new marine research partnership between CSIRO and BHP Billiton Petroleum

The program will use existing IMOS infrastructure at Ningaloo Reef.[more]

Category: AATAMS, WA-IMOS

Sunday 15 March 2015

Missing ocean glider discovered after two years

An IMOS underwater research device called an ocean glider, which was missing for two years, has been found in the Perth Canyon, 60 km off the coast of Western Australia.[more]

Category: WA-IMOS, ANFOG

Monday 2 March 2015

Modelling of ocean currents gives swimmers the edge at ‘Rotto’

Just before Western Australia’s iconic ocean event, the Rottnest channel Swim, hundreds of individuals, eager to get the edge on their competitors, took a peek at IMOS Ocean Current’s forecast of currents between the mainland and...[more]

Category: WA-IMOS

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