Research Facilities

SARCCM has excellent research facilities including oceanographic equipment such as current meters, ADCPs (Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler), ADVs (Acoustic Doppler Velocimeter), Nephelometers, thermistor chains, tide and wave gauges, CTDs (Conductivity-Temperature-Depth sensor), water and sediment samplers, a new water quality laboratory equipped with an ICP-OES (Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectrometry), and high performance workstations, with access to the supercomputers in the INTERSECT (Orange) and NCI (National Computational Infrastructure) National Facility (Raijin/Xe) at the Australian National University.

SARCCM is within UNSW’s areas of research strength: Water, Climate, Environment and Sustainability.