July 5, 2019

Marine scientists will soon have the clearest picture yet of  changes occurring in Victorian waters, thanks to deployment of new ocean monitoring equipment through Australia’s Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS) to be led by Deakin researchers.

Representing one of...

June 5, 2019

Victoria’s new data-rich marine ecosystem maps and models have revealed important patterns in the dynamics of Southern Rock Lobster and Blacklip Abalone fisheries, which will improve management of these high-value species.

Article originally published by Gio Braidotti f...

May 5, 2019

Dr Daniel Ierodiaconou appeared on Radio Marinara and talked about the Victorian Integrated Marine Observing System node.

Link to radio show is found here

Deakin University has played a lead role in establishing a new Victorian Integrated Marine Observing System (VICIMOS...

December 13, 2018

By Stu Nettle in Swellnet Dispatch

Though surfers use them, most wavebuoys haven't been dropped in place by surfers. The primary function of buoys is to service industry and governments, and the reason for this limitation is price. Depending upon make, wavebuoys can cos...

November 28, 2018

Original article by Gus McCubbing

A mosquito-like buzzing sound has filled Deakin's Warrnambool Campus this week as students engaged in a new course involving drones.

The five-day intensive unit, taken up by 22 Deakin students from Warrnambool, Burwood and Geelong, is te...

October 9, 2018

Drones, remotely operated underwater vehicles, advanced sonar, and a purpose-built research vessel are just some of the high-tech tools Deakin University’s Marine Mapping group are using in their work to map and monitor coastal areas of Victoria and beyond.

Daniel Ierod...

February 6, 2018

Mapping the ocean floor and observing sea life were just two of the experiences Deakin University students Sam Wines and Danielle Harmshaw had as members of the inaugural CAPSTAN sea training voyage in November last year.

Twenty students representing 12 Australian unive...

Victoria is home to a unique marine ecosystem. Due to geographic remoteness and ocean currents, the animals and plants in the state’s waters have evolved in relative isolation from the rest of the world. It is globally recognised as a hotspot of marine species diversit...

November 8, 2017

Scientists are using sonar to get a detailed picture of the seafloor off the coast of eastern Victoria, in what is likely to be a expedition of discovery.

Bunurong Marine National Park, near Cape Paterson in Gippsland, covers 2,100 hectares and is home to 87 different s...

September 12, 2017

Researchers could keep better track of life in protected marine reefs thanks to a Warrnambool student’s work.

PhD student Sarah Murfitt from Deakin University’s Warrnambool campus is looking into the use of drones to monitor algae and invertebrates in marine envir...

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