ANNiMS student scientific training voyage on the RV Southern Surveyor

Wednesday, 31 March 2010

Professors Anya Waite (UWA) and Tom Trull (UTas) are running a 2-week student training voyage in biological and geochemical oceanography on the Australian Marine National Facility, the RV Southern Surveyor. Sponsored by ANNiMS, the Australian National Network in Marine Science, fourteen postgraduate and honours students across Australia have been selected through a national competition to join Waite and Trull at sea for some hands-on training as they track the length of the longest ocean  feature in Australia, the Leeuwin Current.

Oceans Institute launches school of experts

Friday, 19 March 2010

The University of Western Australia will on Wednesday (March 24) officially launch its Oceans Institute - the State's most significant step toward finding answers to the complex issues that define our coastal and oceanic habitats.

Black bream wired for salinity research

Tuesday, 19 January 2010

A research project that involved tracking black bream on the South Coast has found some fish will swim up to 10 kilometres up and down the estuary and river.