Seamount resources: balancing exploitation and conservation

Malcolm Clark of NIWA
Malcolm Clark has worked with CSIRO colleagues on seamount research for many years, and is sharing his experience of similar environments across the Tasman. As a principal investigator on this survey, he is leading a watch, and helping to plan and direct sampling operations.

Science meets marine park management

Cath Samson on deck
Cath Samson enjoys good weather in the Huon Marine Park  off southern Tasmania.

Cooee! Sound-testing 1200 metres beneath the waves

Scientists and crew setting up an acoustics experiment
The acoustic calibration toolkit: ropes, weights, a large glass sphere, and a USBL positioning system to help the ship locate itself exactly over the sphere, which will be lowered to depths of 1200 metres.
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