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31 July 2014
The Australian Government has taken a significant step towards procuring a next-generation icebreaker to replace the ageing Aurora Australis, through the release of a detailed Request for Tender (RFT) to two prequalified companies.
28 July 2014
Novel deep sea camera systems have shown that Australian commercial fisheries are having little impact on seafloor biodiversity around Heard Island and McDonald Islands (HIMI).
24 July 2014
An exhibition featuring the work of Australian Antarctic Arts Fellows opens today at the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies in Hobart.
16 July 2014
Satellite tracking of six seal and seabird species in the East Antarctic sector of the Southern Ocean has identified six hotspots of important marine habitat.
14 July 2014
An international group of Southern Ocean experts has found that current and expected changes in Antarctic and Southern Ocean habitats will have consequences that change the structure and function of marine food webs.
7 July 2014
The impact of volcanic eruptions on the Earth’s climate is being reassessed thanks to new research using Antarctic ice cores.
25 November 2013
The Australian Antarctic Division has rescheduled its early season voyages with the icebreaker Aurora Australis delayed in heavy ice conditions off the Antarctic coast.
5 April 2011
Australia’s Antarctic vessel Aurora Australis is steaming towards Casey station after a rapid retrieval of expeditioners from Davis station.
4 January 2011
An array of underwater cameras, moorings and sensors will be deployed at the Mertz Glacier in east Antarctica this summer for the first time since a major iceberg calving event.
30 September 2010
A new high-tech remote controlled helicopter, the ‘OktoKopter’, will map fragile coastal moss beds in Antarctica this summer.
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