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Phone: 1300 363 400
CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, is Australia's national science agency and one of the largest and most diverse research agencies in the world.
Large-scale, long-term, multidisciplinary science to address Australia's major national challenges and opportunities.
CSIRO expertise is organised into 14 research areas
CSIRO manages national facilities and collections that are opened to researchers around Australia and overseas.
Achieving another agricultural revolution.
The role of soils, forests and livestock methane.
Increasing agricultural productivity whilst sustaining natural resources.
Issues for Australia and our role in the global challenge.
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CSIRO is developing new collaborations in solutions based science with other researchers, industry and government.
The Sustainable Agriculture Flagship is developing science, technology, measurement and management systems to help reduce net greenhouse gas emissions from Australian lands while increasing the storage of new carbon in our lands.
Sustainable Agriculture Flagship researchers are working to achieve innovative yet practical solutions for more reliable systems for food supply with increasingly limited resources.
The Sustainable Agriculture Flagship is developing innovative assessment techniques to measure, monitor and predict the condition of Australian agricultural and forestry landscapes to increase productivity and reduce carbon emissions.
CSIRO scientists are researching development issues including food security, sustainable forestry and natural resource management.
CSIRO is involved in the Livestock Methane Research Cluster (LMRC), a collaboration between world leading scientific experts to develop accurate and practical methods to measure and reduce livestock methane emissions in the northern Australia beef herd.
This report clarifies some of the uncertainties around soil carbon and the role of soil carbon sequestration in reducing greenhouse gas emissions (89 pages).
The Northern Australia Land and Water Science Review 2009 examines a range of options for use of land and water in northern Australia and the likely consequences of those uses, for communities, businesses and the environment.
This 172-page report estimates the amount of greenhouse gases that can be stored or mitigated by changes in rural land use in Queensland and more broadly, Australia.
Sustainable Agriculture Flagship
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