The Centre for Environment and Life Sciences is an 11 hectare campus in Floreat, Perth.
Perth: Floreat, WA (Centre for Environment and Life Sciences (CELS))
CELS draws together the capabilities of seven CSIRO research areas to provide solutions to environmental management problems and improve the health of Australians.
11 November 2010 | Updated 9 August 2012
The CSIRO Centre for Environment and Life Sciences (CELS) is an 11 hectare multi-disciplinary campus situated in the Perth suburb of Floreat, Western Australia that houses approximately 300 CSIRO staff.
Research conducted at CELS addresses national research priorities related to a sustainable marine and terrestrial Australian environment, promoting and maintaining good health, the development of frontier technologies for building and transforming Australian industries and safeguarding Australia.
CELS staff provide a diverse range of skills and experience, enabling CSIRO to draw together expertise from many disciplines to address complex problems.
The seven key research areas at CELS are:
- Ecosystem Sciences
- Land and Water
- Animal, Food and Health Sciences
- Marine and Atmospheric Research
- Mathematics, Informatics & Statistics
- Plant Industry
- Australian e-Health Research Centre/CSIRO ICT Centre
There are a number of organisations co-located on site including Landgate, the Satellite Remote Sensing Services group of the WA Land Information Authority, and the Department of Agriculture and Food WA.
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