WAMSI posts more than 130 data records making it the fourth biggest contributor to the WA Government’s open data portal.
Researchers are calling for an urgent response to mitigate the threats to the Shark Bay World Heritage site from the effects of a changing climate.
After more than ten years of dedicated professional service to WAMSI, we farewelled Business Manager and Executive Secretary to the Governing Board Linda McGowan and wish her all the best in her retirement.
More than 70 science and industry experts have joined forces to examine the threats and prioritise the research needed to save the Shark Bay World Heritage site status.
The Perth metro and southern coastlines are among the next areas of focus for research development by the WAMSI partnership.
A global study has assessed the potential risk from dredging to coastal fish and fisheries and identified guidelines that could protect 95 per cent of fishes from dredging‐induced mortality.
A new study has developed a model that moves researchers a step closer to improved predictions of changes in shorelines adjacent to coral reefs and the transport of suspended sediments in reef systems.
A review of Western Australian stakeholders has found that many are in favour of decommissioned oil and gas platforms being left to serve as artificial reefs as long as there is evidence to support the benefits.
Research has shown that the success of marine resource management is influenced by the levels of trust that exists between decision-makers and the rest of society.
Western Australia's blue economy has received more than $2.6 million in funding over three years to support marine science.
An international team of researchers has developed and tested a conservation tool for the Kimberley region that can predict how marine species may fair under different climate and development scenarios.
Researchers looking into the declining number of long-distance shorebirds say there may also be losses due to habitat pressure in the Kimberley.
Researchers have been studying how giant tides in the west Kimberley flush reefs with water rich in nutrients and phytoplankton, which are food sources for seagrass, algae, coral, and other reef organisms.
Plan to expand Onslow Marine Support Base given the tick of approval by Environmental Protection Authority after proponent incorporates dredging science from the Western Australian Marine Science Institution.
Data from the Western Australian Marine Science Institution’s projects (2012-2018) now discoverable and available for reuse.