University of Tasmania researcher and Antarctic Gateway Partnership theme 3 leader Professsor Matt King, has produced this The Conversation article which highlights research being undertaken using GPS tracking devices
12 May 2016
More than 100 humpback whales feeding on a rare super-swarm of krill was a highlight of the Australian Antarctic programme's major marine science voyage on theAurora Australis.
5 Apr 2016
Building plans for a new $750,000 state-of-the-art facility set to position Tasmania as a world leader in underwater robotic technologies have been revealed.
22 Feb 2016
A team of Australia's leading Antarctic marine scientists will depart Hobart tomorrow for the Southern Ocean to investigate the impact of climate change on the Kerguelen Axis, a biological hotspot where swarms of krill sustain iconic Antarctic wildlife, including fish, seals, penguins and whales.
15 Jan 2016
Tasmanian researchers are this week using the latest in modern technology to cast new light on an Antarctic landmark discovered 113 years ago by explorer Robert Falcon Scott.The massive Drygalski Ice Tongue, which projects 70-kilometres into the sea from its parent glacier, was first spotted by Captain Scott in January 1902 from his wooden sailing ship Discovery.
15 Dec 2015