AARNet infrastructure underpins a groundbreaking new system for identifying and naming marine flora and fauna pictured in underwater photographs and videos, marking a huge step forward in the way the marine environment is examined and monitored.
The Collaborative and Automated Tools for Analysis of Marine Imagery (CATAMI) project (funded by the National eResearch Collaboration Tools and Resources (NeCTAR) and supported by the Australian National Data Service (ANDS), developed the system, which provides researchers with tools enabling them to quickly and easily upload, organise, categorise and share photo data from field trips.
The CATAMI data collection is stored at Pawsey Supercomputing Centre in infrastructure provided by the federally funded RDSI Project. The wider research community accesses and shares the data as well as collaboration tools over AARNet’s high-speed optical network infrastructure.
Sep 20, 2017
AARNet and CERN (the European Organization for Nuclear Research) recently signed a formal agreement which establishes a framework for ongoing collaborations to develop cloud storage technologies for the benefit of scientific and education communities globally. Both organisations share interests in enabling new and more efficient ways of collaborating to support...
Sep 15, 2017
Launched nearly 20 years ago, and in orbit around Saturn since 2004, Cassini is now on its final approach into the planet for a fiery sign-off. The not-so-little guy will succumb to Saturn's atmosphere at 8:31pm AEST on Friday 15 September, with the Canberra Deep Space Communications Complex receiving...
Sep 12, 2017
NEW CASE STUDY: Life-changing work investigating rare diseases is carried out by talented researchers who rely on some of the world’s most powerful technology and network connectivity. From the age of three, a boy called Alan’s life was severely restricted by an immune disorder that made bleeding almost impossible to stop and...