The latest CAST Newsletter is an update on what has been occurring in recent months. We hope you enjoy it.
Deep ocean systems on board Australia’s new icebreaker, RSV Nuyina, are enhanced with data transfer speeds up to 120 times faster than current fibre to the premises technology, thanks to four new fibre optic tow and instrument cables installed on the ship Boasting speeds of at least 12 Gigabits per second, the fibre optics will provide
The Seaglider® funded by UTAS and managed by CSIRO was successfully deployed during the SWOT voyage in the Southern Ocean. The Seaglider® is an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) used to collect ocean data in remote locations, even under sea ice, safely and at low-cost relative to ship-based observations. These small AUVs can be equipped with
The Hydrobox is a portable, containerised hydrochemistry laboratory which will support ship-based and land-based oceanographic research in Australian, Southern Ocean and Antarctic waters. The custom-built facility is funded by the Australian Research Council, with the support from the CAST members as well as the Australian National University. The facility will deliver accurate and precise measurements
Future of the work and workforces in the Antarctic and Southern Ocean On Antarctica Day 2022 the one-day Future of Work and Workforces in the Antarctic and Southern Ocean conference held in Hobart explored potential futures for the science, research, engineering, tourism, policy and artistic work conducted in, or related to, the Antarctic and Southern