Underway water sampling


RV Investigator bridge and forecastle

RV Investigator bridge and forecastle


Currie DR, Sorokin SJ (2014). Megabenthic biodiversity in two contrasting submarine canyons on Australia's southern continental margin. Marine Biology Research 10, 97-110.

Hamylton S (2014) Critical Cartography and the Use of New Technologies for Conserving the Australian Coastline: A Case Study from Lord Howe Island. Geographical Research 52, 65-73.

Harris BP, Young JW, Revill AT, Taylor MD (2014) Understanding diel-vertical feeding migrations in zooplankton using bulk carbon and nitrogen stable isotopes. Journal of Plankton Research fbu026.

Henschke N, Everett JD, Doblin MA, Pitt KA, Richardson AJ, Suthers IM (2014). Demography and interannual variability of salp swarms (Thalia democratica). Marine Biology 161, 149-163.

Poore GCB et al. (2014) Invertebrate diversity of the unexplored marine western margin of Australia: taxonomy and implications for global biodiversity. Marine Biodiversity, 1-16.

Puga-Bernabéu Á, Webster JM, Beaman RJ, Reimer PJ, Renema W (2014) Filling the gap: A 60 ky record of mixed carbonate-siliciclastic turbidite deposition from the Great Barrier Reef. Marine and Petroleum Geology 50, 40-50.

Säwström C, Beckley LE, Saunders MI, Thompson PA, Waite AM (2014) The zooplankton prey field for rock lobster phyllosoma larvae in relation to oceanographic features of the south-eastern Indian Ocean. Journal of Plankton Research, fbu019.

Strzepek KM, Thresher RE, Revill AT, Smith CI, Komugabe AF, Fallon SF (2014) Preservation effects on the isotopic and elemental composition of skeletal structures in the deep-sea bamboo coral Lepidisis spp.(Isididae). Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 99, 199-206.

Szczodrak M, Minnett PJ, Evans RH (2014) The effects of anomalous atmospheres on the accuracy of infrared sea-surface temperature retrievals: Dry air layer intrusions over the tropical ocean. Remote Sensing of Environment 140, 450-465.

Talukder AR, Völker D (2014) The Tsunami Generation Potential of Shovel and Bulli Slides in the Continental Margin SE Australia." In, Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences (pp. 539-548).

Thompson CM, Ellwood MJ (2014) Dissolved copper isotope biogeochemistry in the Tasman Sea, SW Pacific Ocean. Marine Chemistry 165, 1-9.

Thompson CM, Ellwood MJ, Sander SG (2014) Dissolved copper speciation in the Tasman Sea, SW Pacific Ocean. Marine Chemistry 164, 84-94.

Thresher R, Althaus F, Adkins J, Gowlett-Holmes K, Alderslade P, Dowdney J, Cho W, Gagnon A, Staples D, McEnnulty F, Williams A (2014) Strong Depth-Related Zonation of Megabenthos on a Rocky Continental Margin (∼ 700–4000 m) off Southern Tasmania, Australia. PloS one 9, e85872.


Anderson TJ, McArthur MA, Syms C, Nichol S, Brooke B (2013) Infaunal biodiversity and ecological function on a remote oceanic island: The role of biogeography and bio-physical surrogates. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 117, 227-237.

Kloser RJ, Keith G (2013) Seabed multi-beam backscatter mapping of the Australian continental margin. Acoustics Australia 41(1), 65-72.

McCallum AW, Poore GC, Williams A, Althaus F, O'Hara T (2013) Environmental predictors of decapod species richness and turnover along an extensive Australian continental margin (13–35 S). Marine Ecology 34, 298-312.

Paterson H, Heel K, Waite A (2013) A warm-core eddy linking shelf, Leeuwin Current and oceanic waters demonstrated by near-shelf distribution patterns of Synechococcus spp. and Prochlorococcus spp. in the eastern Indian Ocean. Marine and Freshwater Research 64, 1011-1021.

Paterson JS, Nayar S, Mitchell JG, Seuront L (2013) Population-specific shifts in viral and microbial abundance within a cryptic upwelling. Journal of Marine Systems 113, 52-61.

Puga-Bernabéu Á, Webster JM, Beaman RJ, Guilbaud V (2013) Variation in canyon morphology on the Great Barrier Reef margin, north-eastern Australia: The influence of slope and barrier reefs. Geomorphology 191, 35-50.

Rossi V, Feng M, Pattiaratchi C, Roughan M, Waite AM (2013) Linking synoptic forcing and local mesoscale processes with biological dynamics off Ningaloo Reef. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 118, 1211-1225.

Weigmann S, Thiel R (2013) Predicting the spatial distribution of the blue-spotted maskray Neotrygon kuhlii (Myliobatiformes, Dasyatidae) on the Australian North and Northwest Shelf comparing two different methods of habitat modeling. Journal of Ichthyology 53, 628-640.

Williams SE, Whittaker JM, Granot R, Müller DR (2013) Early India‐Australia spreading history revealed by newly detected Mesozoic magnetic anomalies in the Perth Abyssal Plain. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth 118, 3275-3284.

Woolley SNC, McCallum AW, Wilson R, O'Hara TD, Dunstan PK (2013) Fathom out: biogeographical subdivision across the Western Australian continental margin–a multispecies modelling approach.  Diversity and Distributions 19, 1506-1517.


Beaman RJ, Bridge T, Done T, Webster JM, Williams S, Pizarro (2012) Habitats and benthos at Hydrographers Passage, Great Barrier Reef, Australia. In, Seafloor Geomorphology as Benthic Habitat: GeoHab Atlas of Seafloor Geomorphic Features and Benthic Habitats (pp. 425-434_.

Beggs HM, Verein R, Paltoglou G, Kippo H, Underwood M (2012) Enhancing ship of opportunity sea surface temperature observations in the Australian region. Journal of Operational Oceanography 5, 59-73.

Bridge TCL, Fabricius KE, Bongaerts P, Wallace CC, Muir PR, Done TJ, Webster JM (2012) Diversity of Scleractinia and Ocotocorallia in the mesophotic zone of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Coral Reefs 31, 179-189.

Clarke S, Hubble T, Airey D, Yu P, Boyd R, Keene J, Exon N, Gardner J (2012) Submarine landslides on the upper southeast Australian passive continental margin–preliminary findings. In, Submarine mass movements and their consequences (pp. 55-66). Springer Netherlands.

Hubble T, Yu P, Airey D, Clarke S, Boyd R, Keene J, Exon N, Gardner J (2012) Physical properties and age of continental slope sediments dredged from the eastern Australian continental margin–implications for timing of slope failure. In, Submarine mass movements and their consequences (pp. 43-54). Springer Netherlands.

Lupton JE, Arculus RJ, Resing J, Massoth GJ, Greene RR, Evans LJ, Buck N (2012) Hydrothermal activity in the Northwest Lau Backarc Basin: Evidence from water column measurements.  Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 13, 5.

Saunders MI, Thompson PA, Jeffs AG, Säwström C, Sachlikidis N, Beckley LE, Waite AM (2012) Fussy feeders: phyllosoma larvae of the western rocklobster (Panulirus cygnus) demonstrate prey preference. PloS one 7, e36580.

Wapler K, Lane TP (2012) A case of offshore convective initiation by interacting land breezes near Darwin, Australia. Meteorological and Atmospheric Physics 115, 123-137.


Barton IJ (2011) Improving satellite-derived sea surface temperature accuracies using water vapor profile data. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 28, 85-93.

Bongaerts P, Sampayo E, Bridge T, Ridgway T, Vermeulen F, Englebert N, Webster J, Hoegh-Guldberg O (2011) Symbiodinium diversity of mesophotic coral communities on the Great Barrier Reef: a first assessment. Marine Ecology Progress Series 439, 117-126

Bridge TCL, Done TJ, Friedman A, Beaman RJ, Williams SB, Pizarro O, Webster JM (2011) Variability in mesophotic coral reef communities along the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Marine Ecology Progress Series 428, 63-75.

Bridge TCL, Done TJ, Beaman RJ, Friedman A, Williams SB, Pizarro O, Webster JM (2011) Topography, substratum and benthic macrofaunal relationships on a tropical mesophotic shelf margin. Coral Reefs 30, 143-153.

Everett JD, Baird ME, Suthers IM (2011) Three-dimensional structure of a swarm of the salp Thalia democratica within a cold-core eddy off southeast Australia. Journal of Geophysical Research 116, C12046.

Kloser RJ, Ryan TE, Macaulay GJ, Lewis ME (2011) In situ measurements of target strength with optical and model verification: a case study for blue grenadier, Macruronus novaezelandiae.  ICES Journal of Marine Science 68, 1986–1995.


Boyd R, Keene J, Hubble T, Gardner J, Glenn K, Ruming K, Exon N (2010) Southeast Australia: a Cenozoic continental margin dominated by mass transport. In, Submarine mass movements and their consequences (pp. 491-502). Springer Netherlands.

Williams A, Althaus F, Dunstan PK, Poore GCB, Bax NJ, Kloser RJ, McEnnulty FR (2010). Scales of habitat heterogeneity and megabenthos biodiversity on an extensive Australian continental margin (100–1100 m depths). Marine Ecology 31, 222–236.

Williams S, Pizarro O, Webster J, Beaman R, Mahon I, Johnson-Roberson M, Bridge T (2010) AUV-assisted surveying of drowned reefs on the shelf-edge of the GBR. Journal of Field Robotics 27, 675-697.

Woodroffe CD, Brooke BP, Linklater M, Kennedy DM, Jones BG, Buchanan C, Mleczko R, Hua Q, Zhao J (2010) Response of coral reefs to climate change: Expansion and demise of the southernmost Pacific coral reef. Geophysical Research Letters 37, 15.

Xie S, Hume T, Jakob C, Klein SA, McCoy B, Zhang M (2010) Observed large-scale structures and diabatic heating and drying profiles during TWP-ICE. Journal of Climate 23, 57-79.

2009 and earlier

Alexander SP, Tsuda T (2008) Observations of the diurnal tide during seven intensive radiosonde campaigns in Australia and Indonesia. Journal of Geophysical Research 113, 1-13.

Atmadipoera A, Molcard R, Madec G, Wijffels S, Sprintall J, Koch-Larrouy A, Jaya I, Supangat A (2009) Characteristics and variability of the Indonesian throughflow water at the outflow straits. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers 56, 1942-1954.

Barton IJ (2007) Comparison of in situ and satellite-derived sea surface temperatures in the Gulf of Carpentaria. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 24, 1773-1784.

Boyd R, Ruming K, Goodwin I, Sandstrom M, Schröder-Adams C (2008) Highstand transport of coastal sand to the deep ocean: A case study from Fraser Island, southeast Australia. Geology 36, 15-18.

Exon NF, Hill PJ, Mitchell C, Post A (2005) Nature and origin of the submarine Albany canyons off southwest Australia. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 52, 101-115.

Exon NF, Hill PJ, Lafoy Y, Heine C, Bernardel G (2006) Kenn Plateau off northeast Australia: a continental fragment in the southwest Pacific jigsaw. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 53, 541-564.

Feng M, Majewski LJ, Fandry CB, Waite AM (2007) Characteristics of two counter-rotating eddies in the Leeuwin Current system off the Western Australian coast. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 54, 961-980.

Grosjean E, Logan GA (2007) Incorporation of organic contaminants into geochemical samples and an assessment of potential sources: Examples from Geoscience Australia marine survey S282. Organic Geochemistry 38, 853-869.

Halpin JA, Crawford AJ, Direen NG, Coffin MF, Forbes CJ, Borissova I (2008). Naturaliste Plateau, offshore Western Australia: A submarine window into Gondwana assembly and breakup. Geology 36, 807-810.

Harris PT, Heap A, Marshall JF, Hemer M, Daniell J, Hancock A, Buchanan C, Sbaffi L, Brewer D, Heales D (2007) Submerged coral reefs and benthic habitats of the southern Gulf of Carpentaria. Geoscience Australia Record 2, 134.

Harris PT, Heap AD, Marshall JF, McCulloch M (2008) A new coral reef province in the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia: Colonisation, growth and submergence during the early Holocene. Marine Geology 251, 85-97.

Harris PT, Heap AD (2009) Cyclone-induced net sediment transport pathway on the continental shelf of tropical Australia inferred from reef talus deposits. Continental Shelf Research 29, 2011-2019.

Hill PJ, De Deckker P, von der Borch C, Murray-Wallace CV (2009) Ancestral Murray River on the Lacepede Shelf, southern Australia: Late Quaternary migrations of a major river outlet and strandline development. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 56, 135-157.

Koslow JA, Pesant S, Feng M, Pearce A, Fearns P, Moore T, Matear R, Waite A (2008) The effect of the Leeuwin Current on phytoplankton biomass and production off Southwestern Australia. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 113, 1-19.

May PT, Mather JH, Vaughan G, Jakob C (2008) Characterizing ocean convective cloud systems: The tropical warm pool international cloud experiment. American Meteorological Society 89, 153-155. 

Webster JM, Beaman RJ, Bridge T, Davies PJ, Byrne M, Williams S, Manning P, Pizarro O, Thornborough K, Woolsey E, Thomas A, Tudhope S (2008) From corals to canyons: The Great Barrier Reef margin. Eos Transactions of the American Geophysical Union 89, 217-218.

Williams SB, Pizarro O, Mahon I, Johnston-Roberson M (2009) Simultaneous localisation and mapping and dense stereoscopic seafloor reconstruction using an AUV. Experimental Robotics 54, 407-416. 


Updated: 11 March 2016