Seeing the sea in 4D with Ocean Explorer
What if we could take an MRI of the ocean and explore it in virtual reality? We’re prototyping tools to bring greater resolution to the study of the world's oceans.
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.
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 Dr Julie Janssens: hydrochemist of the high seas
Dr Julie Janssens is sailing far and wide to support research that helps us better understand our oceans.
Antarctica’s ice shelves in hot water
Using data from a seal tagging program, our researchers have generated the first detailed oceanographic observations of the continental shelf in Vincennes Bay, East Antarctica.
Fishers reel in record-breaking Southern Bluefin tuna
A record-breaking tuna first tagged in the Great Australian Bight in 1994 is giving scientists a rare glimpse into the life of these ocean marathon runners.
Mapping our oceans: running the machines that go ‘ping’
What goes ping and is mapping the seafloor? Matt Boyd takes us underwater with the discoveries found on RV Investigator with the machine that goes ping!
Throwback Thursday: our ocean exploration glow ups
Ocean technology is helping us to answer the question of ‘what exactly is out there?’ And shine a light on unexplored ecosystems and species. But how did we arrive here?
Glow ups, discoveries and being immortalised as a worm – Happy anniversary RV Investigator!
As the sun sets on another busy year, let us take you for a dip into the amazing science that our research vessel Investigator has delivered.
Keeping it plutonic with underwater hot rocks
What do Roman mythology and RV Investigator's voyage have in common? Hold onto your hard hats cause we're going to rock your world with marine geology.
Saltwater science and sea country research
34 researchers and 20 crew on board RV Investigator set off from Turrbal Country, near Brisbane. They steamed through Quandamooka Country, past Kabi Kabi Country and out into the Coral Sea.