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Safeguarding Australian communities

Emergency detection and response

CSIRO technologies are helping Australians prepare for, detect, respond to and recover from natural disasters and emergency situations.

  • 12 July 2011 | Updated 28 November 2011

Our research

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CSIRO’s security research effort involves capabilities ranging from the biological and physical sciences to mathematics and information and communication technologies (ICT).

Our research includes:

  • safety of personnel
  • smarter, safer skies
  • detecting biological and chemical agents 
  • soil forensics
  • information management
  • cyber security.