Cool science

  • Mapping penguin colonies from space

    2 August 2010

    Mapping penguin colonies from space

  • Dr Claudia Arango with a giant sea spider from Antarctica.

    Sea spiders provide insights into Antarctic evolution

    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.

  • Antarctic and marine research in focus

    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.

  • Accessing data with Data Navigator

    28 June 2010

    Now there's a new tool to download, discover and map data held by the Australian Antarctic Data Centre.

  • Dr Tas van Ommen on ABC Television

    17 June 2010

    Dr Tas van Ommen on ABC Television

  • Antarctic marine census in the spotlight

    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.

  • Rising tide of interest in sea level rise

    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.

  • Whale tails tell tales

    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.

  • Breaking new ground in marine science

    13 May 2010

    One of the most comprehensive ecosystem surveys conducted in the Southern Ocean is the focus of the latest issue of Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography.

  • Age Matters

    26 March 2010

    For the next 18 months, fisheries research assistants Jeremy Verdouw and Joe Hutchins expect to examine up to 7000 ear bones or otoliths from Patagonian toothfish, to estimate the age of each fish.

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