A new study has shown climate change will have serious consequences for the ability of baby corals to cope with elevated sediments occurring inshore in the Great Barrier Reef.

PhD Student Christopher Brunner conducting experiment

Surveys from the AIMS Long Term Monitoring Program have returned good news from the southern Great Barrier Reef, showing offshore reefs suffered little impact from moderate bleaching during the 2019-20 mass coral bleaching event.   

AIMS team monitoring southern reefs

The AIMS water quality team have recommenced field sampling in the coastal waters of the Fitzroy region in the southern Great Barrier Reef, in partnership with the Great Barrier Reef Foundation.

white and blue vessel in ocean in front of green island

To celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we asked five of our scientists about their role at AIMS, and the rewards and challenges of being a woman in science. 

Artificial intelligence may soon be counting and classifying Australia’s tropical fish populations if at least one of the four Australian technology businesses to receive Australian Government seed funding is successful.

AIMS is harnessing the world-leading expertise of Accenture in a partnership to create a cloud-based machine learning platform to help the world better manage coral reefs.

Diver on transect tape on healthy reef

The Australian Institute of Marine Science recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island peoples as the Traditional Owners of the land and sea country in which we work, and Australia’s first scientists and custodians of country.

AIMS scientists with Traditional Owner with reef shapes

The AIMS National Sea Simulator (SeaSim) will this week feature in a two-part live ABC television broadcast capturing the wonder of coral spawning on the Great Barrier Reef.

The Australian Government is funding the expansion of the National Sea Simulator at the Australian Institute of Marine Science as part of the 2020 Research Infrastructure Investment P

SeaSim with solar panels

The University of Western Australia (UWA) and the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) have joined forces today to launch an exciting new initiative to develop the world’s best marine science leaders.

reef top in western australia