Posts by Matt Marrison
Meet the ocean’s deepest diving animals
A surprise encounter with a deep diving seal during a seafloor survey led us to ask: what are the ocean’s deepest diving animals?
The mysterious marine life of green donuts
Looking like the surface of the moon, the little green lifeforms found in this alien landscape donut come from off this world.
Getting to the bottom of Antarctic Bottom Water
A team of scientists is plumbing the depths in East Antarctica to increase our understanding of Antarctic Bottom Water.
Eight highlights from eight years of ship science
We wish our research vessel (RV) Investigator a happy birthday and look back on eight amazing years of marine science.
Discovering new and old sharks in our oceans
Scientists on CSIRO research vessel (RV) Investigator have been sinking their teeth into some surprising shark finds.
Biodiversity Club: the fight to name new species
We step into the ring with scientists onboard RV Investigator who are punching out names for new marine species.
Revealing the world beneath the waves of a tropical marine park
The team onboard RV Investigator reveal the first detailed map of the seafloor in the idyllic Cocos (Keeling) Islands Marine Park.
Cruising with Australia’s storm chasing scientists
We join Australia's storm chasing scientists on RV Investigator and find out what research blows their hair back.
Getting sedimental about our oceans
Scientists using our research vessel Investigator are studying seafloor sediments to learn from the past so we can better predict our future.
The sinking dead and carbon stores in our oceans
Our oceans are teeming with life and death. When life dies, it begins a journey that can lead to carbon being locked away in the deep ocean.
Meet Phil Vandenbossche: hydrographic surveyor
To mark World Hydrography Day, we sound out one of our Hydrographic Surveyors, Phil Vandenbossche. Dive in to find out what his job involves.