Monitoring projects

AusOcean is focused on solving technical problems relating to marine habitat monitoring and habitat restoration, currently with a geographical focus on southern Australia.

Windara Reef, Yorke Peninsula

In partnership with The University of Adelaide and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) Australia, we are designing and building an underwater sensor network to monitor Windara Reef, a shellfish reef restoration project on Yorke Peninsula, South Australia. Read more about it here.

Barker Inlet, Port Adelaide

In partnership with Estuary Care Foundation, we are monitoring seagrass health and water quality in the Barker Inlet, just north of Port Adelaide. Read more about it here.

Smith Bay, Kangaroo Island

In partnership with Kangaroo Island Victor Harbor Dolphin Watch we plan to monitor whale activity. Read more about it here.

Carrickalinga, Yankalilla Bay

In partnership with Marine Life Society of SA, we are monitoring reef and seagrass health in Yankalilla Bay. Read more about it here.

School program

Network Blue is our student-led citizen-science program. Currently we are working directly with a select number of schools to trial the concept.

Future projects

AusOcean is interested in learning about new projects. Please contact us if you believe you have a project of interest or are interested in learning about Network Blue.