Genomics builds marine know-how
CSIRO’s Wealth from Oceans Flagship is exploring how modern genomics can contribute to marine conservation and management by providing data more effectively and perhaps yielding new types of data.
New model for ocean research
The Wealth from Oceans Flagship has been established to provide Australia with the capacity to realise the potential economic and environmental benefits to be gained from its oceans, the Flagship’s Director, Craig Roy, said in Cairns today.
Flagship of opportunity
The Wealth from Oceans National Research Flagship is embarking upon a major joint research program designed to provide Australia with a key capacity to realise the substantial economic and environmental benefits of its oceans, the Flagship’s Director, Craig Roy, said in Singapore today.
Oceans of opportunity
CSIRO’s Wealth from Oceans Flagship is embarking upon a major joint research program designed to retrieve currently inaccessible offshore energy reserves the Flagship’s Director, Craig Roy, said in London today.
CSIRO fellowship for biofouling expert
An expert in the biology and control of marine organisms which grow on submerged surfaces (biofouling), James Cook University’s Head of Aquaculture, Professor Rocky de Nys, has been appointed as a Visiting Fellow with the CSIRO Wealth from Oceans Flagship.
Science for tomorrow: developments
This article in Farming Ahead contains four stories on CSIRO’s research on climate studies, improving revegetation, walk-over weighing for cattle and forest growth models. (1 page)
Deep-ocean sentinels on northern climate watch
Three deep-ocean moorings have become the foundation for a new drive to measure change in currents linking the Pacific and Indian Oceans through the Indonesia Archipelago – a key factor influencing Australia's climate.
Science for services
This brochure highlights how government agencies, telcos, travel companies, banks and other service organisations can benefit from CSIRO research. In this brochure, you can read about 11 research successes in the Australian service sector. (4 pages)
Hydrocarbon incident response
This two-page brochure outlines CSIRO's expertise and resources used to develop strategic monitoring and response plans for oil and gas spill incidents.
Science for tomorrow: New developments
This article from Farming Ahead contains four stories on a revised grassfire guide, a new water yield assessment project, a genomic tool to speed up genetic gain in sheep breeding and a long-term ocean observation network. (1 page)
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The Prime Minister, The Hon John Howard, MP, today launched one of the largest targeted scientific research programs in Australia’s history.
Coastal Collaboration Cluster brochure
This brochure describes how the Coastal Collaboration Cluster – a major three-year research program – will develop approaches to better connect science with the needs of governments, communities and industries to meet coastal challenges. (2 pages)
Beneath the waves of an interactive ocean (Podcast 17 Jun 2011)
CSIRO has developed a science-meets-game-engine website that allows users to interact with lifelike, three-dimensional animations of fish in their underwater environment. The site offers stories of the animals and illustrates aspects of CSIRO's tagging research. (6:59)