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Welcome to the online learning platform of AusOcean's student-led citizen science program Network Blue.

We are the Australian Ocean Lab (AusOcean), an environmental not-for-profit organisation with a difference. Our mission is to help our oceans through technology.

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Courses

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Modified 28 April 2022

Network Blue General

Welcome to Network Blue.

 

Modified 28 April 2022

Network Blue Senior (unavailable)

Available courses

Building a Rig (Self-guided recommended)
Network Blue General
Preview Course

Building a Rig (Self-guided recommended)

Here you will find all the resources you need to build our low-cost research buoy known as a 'Rig' from start to finish including all hardware, electronics and software.

AusOcean (Self-guided recommended)
Network Blue General
Preview Course

AusOcean (Self-guided recommended)

Learn about what AusOcean does and engage in the company's history. Explore our goals, missions and projects and observe live local ecosystems through some of our tech.

Underwater Camera (FPUC) (Self-guided recommended)
Network Blue General
Preview Course

Underwater Camera (FPUC) (Self-guided recommended)

Learn to build AusOcean's Pressure Compensating Underwater Camera (FPUC) designed for long-term continuous immersion.

Marine Data Science (Self-guided recommended)
Network Blue General
Preview Course

Marine Data Science (Self-guided recommended)

Explore the various types of data collected by the AusOcean Rigs and what they can tell us. Compare data from various locations, identify/analyse trends and develop interpretations. 

Hydrophone (Self-guided recommended)
Network Blue General
Preview Course

Hydrophone (Self-guided recommended)

Learn to build the AusOcean Hydrophone - An underwater microphone that can be easily be added to an AusOcean rig to record the sounds of the underwater world. 

The Great Southern Reef (Classroom recommended)
Network Blue General
Preview Course

The Great Southern Reef (Classroom recommended)

Through the wonderful educational materials produced by the passionate people at theocean.org, learn about our local coastal waters and the creatures that inhabit them. Delve into interactions between marine species and their environment, and spend some time meeting the incredible Australian Cuttlefish, the same creature that stars in AusOcean's logo.

Experiencing Marine Sanctuaries
Network Blue General
Preview Course

Experiencing Marine Sanctuaries

AusOcean are collaborating with the wonderful team at Experiencing Marine Sanctuaries to encourage Network Blue students to get in the water and experience our beautiful waters first hand. 

Entrepreneurship (Classroom format recommended)
Network Blue General
Preview Course

Entrepreneurship (Classroom format recommended)

By using the entrepreneurial student capabilities throughout the Network Blue courses, develop your critical and strategic thinking, problem solving, planning and communication skills as you collaborate and engage in this project with real-world applications. 

Video & Graphic Design (Self-guided recommended)
Network Blue General
Preview Course

Video & Graphic Design (Self-guided recommended)

Apply your graphic and video design skills to produce promotional media content that could be featured on AusOcean's blogs, website or social media. You will have access to a large pool of AusOcean provided images and videos to utilize, as well as anything you might capture.