Explore the Investigator with this virtual tour.
An Argo float being launched in the Southern Ocean.
Research at sea is not for the faint hearted.
Our new ship Investigator is looking ship shape.
A team of specialists manage the Marine National Facility and enable Australian scientists and their international collaborators to undertake research.
The Marine National Facility operates Australia’s only blue-water research vessel dedicated to marine research throughout Australia’s vast ocean territories.
Investigator is a multi-purpose research vessel configured to enable a wide range of atmospheric, biological, goescience and oceanographic research.
The Marine National Facility is owned and operated by CSIRO on behalf of the nation www.csiro.au