Posts by Sarah Schofield
Southern Surveyor: Stories from on board Australia’s ocean research vessel – Professor Iain Suthers
Iain Suthers, a biological oceanographer, is fascinated by the gelatinous zoo plankton, which range in size from the tip of a little finger to a show box.
A salp swarm or bloom captured at sea!
This is what a salp swarm or bloom looks like in the ocean, it’s amazing!
Salps: the jelly beans of the sea, washing onto a beach near you this spring!
Have you ever wondered what those strange jelly-like globs on beaches are, which seem to bloom or swarm in their hundreds, if not thousands, every Spring?
Release the kraken!!
The latest video for the Southern Surveyor follows sea-going hydrochemist Alicia Navidad and her quest to capture the most elusive lifeforms at sea.
A new book about RV Southern Surveyor includes a chapter about Dr Martina Doblin, who discovered shortages of nitrogen along the East Australian Current.
Southern Surveyor: Stories from on board Australia’s ocean research vessel
Over a year, Michael Veitch interviewed the men and women who worked on board the RV Southern Surveyor to produce an account of their adventures.
The first science presentation from data captured on Investigator!
Steve Hawes was at sea in June on board RV Investigator with UNSW’s Professor Iain Suthers, completing research for his PhD.
Australia’s east coast tsunami research
The new RV Southern Surveyor book includes a chapter on Tom Hubble and the potential vulnerability of Australia's coastline to landslides.
Australia’s continental margin – Brisbane to Byron Bay fly over
Using the sonar systems on the RV Southern Surveyor, we've mapped the 'continental margin' between Brisbane and Byron to research landslides and tsunamis.
Landslides and tsunamis under investigation on Australia’s east coast
Australia’s coastline may be vulnerable to landslides with potentially disastrous consequences, according to ongoing research in the University of Sydney’s School of Geosciences.
The Investigator’s take on the Southern Ocean
Check out how the RV Investigator takes on the Southern Ocean.