The CSIRO’s flagship vessel RV Investigator is currently on a journey around the northern Indian Ocean, investigating undersea landscapes that have never been seen before and discovering new species on an almost daily basis.
Cosmos chats to Voyage Chief Scientist Dr Tim O’Hara, Museums Victoria Research Institute’s senior curator of marine invertebrates, about the journey and what they’re hoping to see.
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Originally published by Cosmos as The utterly new landscapes under the ocean: the RV Investigator in the Cocos Islands
Ellen Phiddian is a science journalist at Cosmos. She has a BSc (Honours) in chemistry and science communication, and an MSc in science communication, both from the Australian National University.
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