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Welcome to NQ Hire Boats crowdsourced bathy data

NQ Hire Boats have become the latest volunteer vessel to contribute valuable citizen science bathymetry (depth) data for the 'Crowdsourced bathymetry on the Great Barrier Reef' project.

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RV Falkor is coming to Australia

Schmidt Ocean Institute (SOI) research vessel Falkor is coming to Australia for most of 2020, with a series of exciting projects that range from studying deepsea canyons, mesophotic coral ecosystems, undersea landslides and microplastics. See the list of cruises at: https://schmidtocean.org/cruises/schmidt-ocean-institute-2020-expeditions/

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Scientists think they’ve found Aussie defender’s last resting place

A James Cook University scientist believes his team may have found the wreck of a US warship sunk defending Australia more than 77 years ago during WWII.

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ESRI Story Map - James Cook and Cape York, Australia

In 1770 during Lieut James Cook's exploration of Australia's east coast, the vessel Endeavour ran aground on a coral reef offshore of southern Cape York, which he called 'The Labyrinth' - today known as the Great Barrier Reef.

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How a handful of USB sticks are revealing the secrets of the GBR

Read the full story "How a handful of USB sticks are revealing the secrets of the Great Barrier Reef", published by Computerworld on 07 June 2019.

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