East Australian Current on Science Watch

CSIRO oceanographers leave Brisbane this week on a 10-day, $2 million research voyage they believe will generate the most complete profile yet of one of Australia’s most influential environmental features, the East Australian Current.

  • 21 March 2012 | Updated 18 April 2012

Image Credit - Danny McLaughlan, CSIRO

Feeding out the mooring – the long process of delivering a deep ocean mooring that will be part of Australia’s Integrated Marine Observing Network.


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Image Credit - CSIRO

Deploying a highly-specialised ocean measuring instrument that captures water at varying layers between the surface and the sea floor for later analysis of temperature and salinity data.

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