Message from the CEO, John Gunn

Welcome to the autumn edition of Waypoint.

Through extensive field programs, publications in leading journals, communiques to public and private industry stakeholders, contributions to...

In search of the past: Ancient coral bommie rediscovered

Researchers on a regular Great Barrier Reef monitoring trip recently re-discovered the Sanctuary Reef bommie, the source of the oldest coral core in the AIMS archive.

AIMS Great Barrier Reef bleaching monitoring update

AIMS scientists spent 3 weeks assessing bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef between Townsville and Port Douglas as part of the National Coral Bleaching Taskforce.

AIMS north west Australian coral bleaching update

AIMS researchers are collating their data after a two week coral bleaching monitoring voyage to several oceanic coral reefs on the northwest Australian continental shelf.

AIMS and Chinese counterpart to establish Sino-Australian Centre for Healthy Coasts

The Sino-Australian Centre for Healthy Coasts (SACHC), will explore solutions for management of coastal pollution and ecosystem protection.

Improving water security for Great Palm Island

The Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) is providing scientific support for Queensland Government efforts to address the water shortage on great Palm Island.

Great Barrier Reef no-take marine reserves protect much more than just the fish

For the first time, researchers at the Australian Institute of Marine Science have shown that the reefs inside no-take marine reserves are better able to resist, and recover from, these disturbances.

Virtual Reality meets marine science in 360⁰

Harnessing technology popularised by the computer gaming industry, AIMS scientists are jumping in to explore the immersive technology of 360⁰ video as a supplementary tool for underwater video...

Not your usual tour group: innovative farmers visit AIMS

AIMS was delighted to welcome a group of 46 Queensland farmers for a tour and science briefing in April 2016.

AIMS key player at global symposium

A 25-strong delegation of AIMS researchers and students will travel to Hawaii in June 2016 to present their latest research at the 13th International Coral Reef Symposium, known as ICRS.

AIMS brings marine science to international oil conference

Spillcon 2016 was held May 2-6 in Perth, Western Australia and brought government and non-government bodies together with industry to discuss issues relating to oceanic oil spills.