Reef Restoration and Adaptation Program

A partnership helping the Great Barrier Reef resist, repair and recover

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The Australian Institute of Marine Science is Australia’s tropical marine research agency

National Sea Simulator

The Australian Institute of Marine Science's National Sea Simulator (SeaSim) is a world-class marine research aquarium facility for tropical marine organisms in which scientists can conduct cutting-edge research not previously possible in Australia.

Using SeaSim, Australian and international scientists can research the impact of complex environmental changes with large, long-term, experiments in which they can manipulate key environmental factors.

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Marine Science Factsheets

The state of the GBR

Our marine science factsheets will provide you with information on some of the big issues affecting Australia’s marine estate, as well as the AIMS research that is playing a key role in furthering our understanding of these challenges.