An innovative use of instruments that measure the ocean near Antarctica has helped Australian scientists to get a clearer picture of how the ocean is melting the Antarctic ice sheet.
15 May 2019
Twenty-eight PhD students and early career scientists from Australia and New Zealand last week converged on Strathgordon for an intensive workshop in ocean modelling, taught by expert model developers from around the world.
8 May 2019
Research by a team of the world’s leading oceanographers has proposed a new explanation for how the ocean absorbs and stores carbon, solving a riddle that has long puzzled scientists.
18 Apr 2019
The University of Tasmania’s world-leading polar Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) and its support crew have returned home after a successful first deployment in Antarctica.
22 Mar 2019
Antarctic researchers from the University of Tasmania this month enjoyed a front row seat as a segment of the Sørsdal Glacier ice shelf - six kilometres long and up to a kilometre wide - broke off into the Southern Ocean.
18 Feb 2019