• Seals reveal how melting ice shelves in East Antarctica affect the global climate system

    Elephant seals tagged by IMOS have helped scientists to discover that fresh water from Antarctica’s melting ice shelves slows the production of powerful deep-water ocean currents responsible for regulating global temperatures.[more]

  • Chance spotting leads to recovery of broken IMOS mooring on the Yorke Peninsula

    A member of the public last month found a large orange buoy, with instrumentation attached, washed up on a remote beach on the Yorke Peninsula, South Australia.[more]

  • Long-term Maria Island Temperature and Salinity data product is now available on the AODN Portal

    The IMOS National Reference Station (NRS) network provides baseline information required to understand how large-scale, long-term change and variability in the global ocean are affecting the ecosystems of Australia's coastal...[more]

  • 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]

  • Is La Niña coming?

    The Niño indices have turned. [more]

  • Marine Matters issue 24 now available

    The latest issue of the IMOS newsletter, Marine Matters, is available to download via the website.[more]