The data AIMS collects are described in detail in the AIMS Data Catalogue. The catalogue contains descriptions of data (often called metadata) which allows others, including researchers, to identify potential data of use to them. Data can then be downloaded (if available) or requested. Access to some data will be via legal data agreement.
AIMS network of weather stations provide essential, real-time data every 10 minutes on above-water meteorological conditions and in-water temperatures across Australia’s tropical marine environment. The data represents the best long-term, on-reef record of climate and climate events in Northern Australia.