May 10, 2020

Deakin University has partnered with Star of the South and Curtin University to collaborate on offshore site investigations. Deakin University is supporting Star of the South with their seabird, seabed biodiversity and fish surveys. To read more click here 

May 10, 2020

For the 11th year a Reef Life Survey team has gone to re-survey long-term monitoring sites in the Port Phillip Bay Heads and around the bay. The team consists of Dan Ierodiaconou, Paul Tinkler and Sam Wines and Toni Cooper.

The findings across the 46 surveys recorded, 5...

May 10, 2020

Proudly funded by the fisheries research department corporation, Deakin Marine Mapping has successfully completed a state-wide mapping of Victorian coast and inshore waters. According to Daniel Ierodiaconou, leader of the project, the scale and detail of this project m...

May 10, 2020

Wilsons Promontory Marine National Park has received Australia’s first Global Ocean Refuge Platinum Award (GLORES Award). The award honours Parks Victoria’s commitment to protecting marine life. It recognises the work of South Gippsland marine rangers and 30 partner or...

May 10, 2020

Overgrazing of sea urchins has led to the destruction of seagrass beds. A new study into the impact of this shows that the destruction of seagrass root systems can lead to erosion and may increase the risk of climate change by eliminating a carbon sink.

Dr. Paul Carnell...

May 10, 2020

The Australian Mapping Ocean Wealth project evaluates coastal wetlands as a social and economic benefit, at a scale relevant to regional policy making. The project constitutes three years of marine service research, spatial mapping and communication of south-eastern A...

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...

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