The Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) is a tropical marine research centre located primarily at Cape Ferguson, North Queensland, Australia. recognized in 1972, by the Commonwealth of Australia, the institutes primary function is research for sustainable use and protection of the marine environment. The Institute investigates topics from broad-scale ecology to microbiology. AIMS is committed to the protection and sustainable use of Australias marine resources. Its research programs support the management of tropical marine environments around the world, with a primary focus on the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, the immaculate Ningaloo Marine Park in Western Australia and northwest Australia. AIMS control center is located on a 207-hectare coastal site 50km from Townsville, Queensland, in a scientific zone surrounded by National Park and Marine Reserve. The location was selected because of its nearness to the geographical centre of the Great Barrier Reef and access to clean seawater. This tactical position provides a fast transition from the sea to the laboratory, a key advantage in marine science.
The following is the list of scholars from Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences