Climate Change: Science and Solutions for Australia
Climate Change: Science and Solutions for Australia provides the latest scientific knowledge on a series of climate change topics relevant to Australia and the world. It draws on peer-reviewed literature contributed to by thousands of researchers. Available as a free eBook.
Managing and conserving grassy woodlands
Edited by experts from CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems, this book provides the principles for landholders to maintain or increase productivity without compromising ecological sustainability.
Living with grassfires in Australia
Myths are debunked and fire behaviour revealed in the second edition of CSIRO’s essential guide to grassfires – Grassfires: Fuel, Weather and Fire Behaviour.
Landscape and building design for bushfire areas
Design for bushfire to be included as a normal part of designing in bushfire-prone areas is encouraged by this book. It will assist planning and building regulatory authorities to improve and administer regulatory requirements and guidelines.
A comprehensive reference on regolith geoscience for geology, geography and soil science graduates.
New edition of Sharks and Rays of Australia launched
Spookfish, numbfish, stingarees, fiddler rays and cookie-cutter sharks are just some of the 322 shark, ray and chimaerid species illustrated in the latest edition of Sharks and Rays of Australia – a definitive reference by Peter Last and John Stevens of CSIRO’s Wealth from Oceans National Research Flagship.
In search of sustainability
Achieving sustainability will require major changes in our current approaches. The thought-provoking chapters in this book provide a solid introduction to the issues in the search for a genuine path to sustainability.
The book In Search of Sustainability provides an introduction to the issues before us to find a genuine path to sustainability.
Complete field guide to dragonflies of Australia
Dragonflies and damselflies, with their kaleidescope of colours and incredible flying abilities, are one of the most watchable kinds of animals. With stunning full-colour images, this book covers all 30 families, 110 genera and 324 species found in Australia.
Olethreutine moths of Australia
Written by CSIRO Entomology expert Dr Marianne Horak, this book is the first reference publication to describe the 90 olethreutine genera present in Australia.
Zygaenid moths of Australia
This volume of the Monographs of Australia series provides comprehensive and new information on Australian Zygaenidae. Chapters discuss zygaenid morphology, biology, phylogeny and classification, with considerable new information of world-wide relevance.
From fleece to fabric
From Fleece to Fabric provides an overview of the wool industry from 1948–1998 and how research by CSIRO’s Wool Technology group helped create one of the nation’s main export industries.
CSIRO Wellbeing Plan for Kids - Preview
The CSIRO Wellbeing Plan for Kids contains practical information, based on science, for parents to use to positively influence children’s eating and activity habits. Have a sneak peak at the book. (10 pages)
Dry Times: Blueprint for a Red Land
This book shows that with knowledge from our deserts, we can find new ways to live, manage scarce resources, cope with a harsh climate, isolation and a lack of water and energy.