• 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]

  • Moorings crucial for understanding the East Australian Current

    The RV Investigator sets off today to deploy IMOS deepwater moorings to observe the East Australian Current.[more]

  • 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]

  • NSW floodwaters seen from space and by an IMOS glider

    The storms that hit the Hunter Valley region of NSW on 21-22 April 2015 caused much flooding as well as damage from winds and huge waves. River discharge mixes with seawater to form a buoyant mixture that can take some time to...[more]

  • The inaugural Australian Forum for Operational Oceanography (FOO 2015)

    Did you know that a team of scientists and managers from across industry, government and academia have come together and formed a Steering Committee to bring an Australian Forum for Operational Oceanography (FOO) into existence? [more]

  • 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]