Posts by Matt Marrison
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.
New technology lights up the location of SS Lake Illawarra
Lying beneath the Derwent River in Hobart is the wreck of SS Lake Illawarra. A recent survey has illuminated this site in a whole new way.
Five lockdown tips from a behavioural scientist
As new variants of COVID-19 emerge, we're learning to live with this virus. So, we have a few lockdown tips that will hopefully help.
Women krilling it in Antarctica
In the icy waters off Antarctica, a team of women are leading the way while trawling for answers about Antarctic krill.
Dropping a line in the Indian Ocean
Sixty years after the first major study of the deep, unknown waters of the Indian Ocean, a team of scientists on our RV Investigator are returning to see what’s changed.
Are tropical holidays bad for your evolution?
New research shows the history of our deep ocean is written in the stars.
Krill, whales and poo power
At the end of the day, who doesn’t like a good poo story (especially when it's about poo from the largest animal on Earth)!
(100,000) nautical miles of science
An inspiring science drama about a ship and its marine research, over a journey of 100,000 nautical miles.
Fantastic finds and where Investigator found them in 2017
The research vessel Investigator delivered a veritable smorgasbord of tasty marine science in 2017. Here are five fantastic things we found on and under the waves.
Aye aye CAPSTAN! Training Australia’s next-gen marine scientists
Research vessel Investigator departs with 20 postgrad students for the first voyage under the breakthrough CAPSTAN sea training program.
What creatures lurk in the deep abyss?
An international research team has just returned from a voyage of deep sea discovery in Australia's eastern abyss. Check out the mysterious creatures they found in the deepest, darkest chasms of the ocean.