• National research strengthens platform for marine biodiversity management in Australia

    A four-year collaborative research program, in which IMOS has provided a vital role, has strengthened Australia’s national capacity for environmental management and sustainable use of the marine environment.[more]

  • A vision in blue - Industry Minister launches 10-year plan for the investment and research needed to grow and manage Australia's Blue Economy

    The National Marine Science Plan, released yesterday at Parliament House by the Minister for Industry and Science, the Honourable Ian Macfarlane, focuses on seven key challenges associated with our oceans that provides a template...[more]

  • The Australian Forum for Operational Oceanography

    IMOS played a key role in staging Australia’s first Forum for Operational Oceanography (FOO) held in Fremantle, Western Australia on 21-23 July 2015. [more]

  • Searching for the canaries of the marine world

    The extensive marine observing capability of IMOS is playing a key role in an exciting new project on marine microbes. Bioplatforms Australia, another NCRIS capability like IMOS, has instigated a pioneering investigation into the...[more]

  • International report confirms: 2014 was Earth’s warmest year on record

    IMOS data from Argo floats and ocean gliders contributed to NOAA's State of the Climate report published last week.[more]

  • Sea level in the western equatorial Pacific drops dramatically

    There is further evidence that 2015 is shaping up to be an El Niño year. Low sea levels observed in the western equatorial Pacific could indicate a very strong El Niño event this year.[more]