IMOS SOOP-Temperate Merchant Vessel (TMV) sub-facility

Researchers: Data Officer (Distributor) ,  Lee, Randall (Point of contact )

Brief description Enhancement of Measurements on Ships of Opportunity (SOOP)-Temperate Merchant Vessel (TMV) subfacility maintains an autonomous marine monitoring system on the Spirit of Tasmania I vessel to monitor long-term climate change indicators and measures of ecosystem health in Bass Strait surface waters and coastal waters of Victoria and Tasmania.

Notes Australia’s Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS) is enabled by the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS). It is operated by a consortium of institutions as an unincorporated joint venture, with the University of Tasmania as Lead Agent.

Notes Data was collected by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) of Victoria.

Notes Assistance with logistical and technical support for this project has been provided by the Spirit of Tasmania 1 vessel operator, TT lines.

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Link to temperate merchant vessel page on IMOS website

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