East Coast gliders yield valuable marine life data

CSIRO Media Release – 1 March 2011
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Electronics engineer Lindsay Macdonald (left) and oceanographer Ken Ridgway with the deep ocean glider that has been generating substantial profiles of the Tasman Sea. Scientists deploy the ocean glider near Maria Island on Tasmania’s east coast, ahead of an extended voyage to gather data on the East Australian Current.

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Image credit – Diana Reale, CSIRO
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