Diving on the Great Barrier Reef online

Google, the University of Queensland (UQ) and the Caitlin Group initiated a site for online viewing of the exploration of the Great Barrier Reef; it is availble on the device of choice, for visitors. 

Dubbed the Catlin Seaview Survey, (http://catlinseaviewsurvey.com/surveys/tab/updates), the project captures the underwater world of tiger sharks, green turtles, manta rays, and other forms of marine life, while collecting video data on the effects of global warming on marine species.  

ÆKOS data collection

ÆKOS is an ecological data collation and storage system.

The ÆKOS web portal is the main access to data on approximatley 25,000 current records holding information on individual plant species and the environment. It enables browsing, searching, viewing, retrieval, analysis and visualisation of ecological data, via a single point of access. The portal facillitates discovery of relevant datasets, and assessment of the fitness of their content for new research and natural resource management purposes.