19 August 2010
As part of National Science Week the Australian Antarctic Division is featuring fascinating images of creatures from the bottom of the Southern Ocean in its public display area. Marvel at the diverse array of invertebrates collected from the Antarctic ‘benthos’ or sea floor and learn more about the scientific research undertaken by the Division.
2 August 2010
Penguin poo, or 'guano', can provide scientists with a wealth of information, especially when viewed from space.
27 July 2010
Antarctic octopuses harbour venomous surprise
22 July 2010
Sea spider expert, Dr Claudia Arango, visited the Australian Antarctic Division this week to study a large collection of these long-legged marine invertebrates.
13 July 2010
13 July 2010 The ability to detect changes in Antarctic 'fast ice' (stationary sea ice attached to the continent or grounded icebergs) could provide scientists with a useful indicator of climate change in Antarctica and insights into what drives the …
2 July 2010
What can the chemicals in seals' whiskers tell us about their diet? Find out about this and other research being conducted through the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies.
17 June 2010
17 June 2010 Average winter rainfall for southwest Western Australia (top) and snowfall (as equivalent water) at Law Dome over the period of meteorological observation. Photo: Tas van Ommen/Mat Oakes Drought has gripped south-west Western Australia for decades, and while …
9 June 2010
As the Census of Antarctic Marine Life draws to a close, Project Manager Victoria Wadley reflects on the achievements of the program in the latest issue of International Innovation.
3 June 2010
Tide gauges installed at Antarctica and Macquarie Island nearly 100 years ago are helping modern-day scientists study sea level rise due to climate change.
14 May 2010
Marine scientists from around the world are being encouraged to match photos of whale tails collected on the recent Antarctic Whale Expedition.