Antarctic voyagers to explore climate change’s impacts on oceans

27 Jan 2023
CSIRO Investigator
CSIRO research vessel (RV) Investigator and the team that are on their way to the East Antarctic margin. Image: Geoscience Australia.

University of Queensland researchers are on a mission to see how climate change is affecting East Antarctica on CSIRO vessel Investigator.

The Australia-led, collaborative research team will be investigating the flow pathways of dense Antarctic ‘bottom water’, measuring its sensitivity to changes in climate and impact on seafloor ecosystems, helping predict how a warming climate will influence future ocean circulation around Antarctica.

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Cover image courtesy of CSIRO.