CSIRO’s other icon celebrates 50 years
It may not have spawned its own movie or played a part in NASA's moon landings, but in its own way, CSIRO’s Phytotron facility has made no less a contribution to science than its more famous cousin, the Parkes Radio Telescope, aka "The Dish".
Dr Nina Lansbury Hall: energy use and climate change
Dr Nina Hall is a social researcher helping low-income Australians to more efficiently use energy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, save money on their energy bills, and increase their wellbeing through more comfortable heating and cooling.
Fencing livestock in - virtually
Using satellite technology, CSIRO scientists are developing an animal-friendly 'virtual' fencing system to confine cattle without using fixed fences.
Paul Barnett: Impact and Business Development Manager
With a background in strategy development and business partnerships, Paul Barnett is the Impact and Business Development Manager for CSIRO’s Sustainable Agriculture Flagship (SAF), a A$70m research investment aiming to increase agricultural productivity whilst minimising associated environmental impacts.
Soil and landscape science
The Soil and Landscape program is providing the science to help sustain productivity and improve the condition of our soil resources.
Scientists team up with Google in an Australian first
Detailed satellite imagery about Australian landscapes will soon be only a button push away for land managers in community and non-profit sectors thanks to a partnership between Australian scientists and Google, announced last night in Sydney.
Environmental Earth Observation
The Environmental Earth Observation program develops applications that integrate observations with models to inform management and policy in key national and international priority areas.
CSIRO Land and Water overview
CSIRO Land and Water conducts research to understand natural and engineered land and water systems and to predict how they respond to change.
Water Use Efficiency
CSIRO is working to improve the water use efficiency of grain based farming systems, with research partners in the Grains Research and Development Corporation's (GRDC) water use efficiency initiative.
Reducing livestock methane emissions
CSIRO is undertaking an extensive research program to develop practical solutions for reducing methane emissions from livestock such as sheep and cattle.