Ocean study insight to climate change impacts
In support of his research into how climate change affects marine ecosystems, CSIRO Wealth from Oceans National Research Flagship scientist, Dr Tom Okey, has been awarded a three-year, $150,000 Pew Fellowship in Marine Conservation.
Littlest ship an ‘ocean science giant’
Australian climate scientists in Hobart and their international colleagues are celebrating the feats of a tiny New Zealand research vessel that is transforming the study of oceans and climate in the Southern Hemisphere.
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.
Map sheds light on ocean floor
The world’s first map to show a comprehensive summary of known offshore mineral occurrences has been released for Australia’s vast marine jurisdiction.
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.
Korea and Australia to partner in marine research
A three-year collaborative research agreement will be signed in Hobart today between two scientific organisations which have a keen interest in preserving the long-term viability of regional fisheries.
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.
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A miniscule marine creature caught during a recent Indian Ocean research voyage is believed to be the first of its kind identified in the Southern Hemisphere.
From the Bridge: issue one
Download the September 2009 issue of From the Bridge, the monthly newsletter of the CSIRO Future Research Vessel Project. (2 pages)
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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CSIRO Chief Executive Dr Geoff Garrett has welcomed the increase in funding for the Organisation announced in tonight's Federal budget.
Platform free fields
A brochure about the Platform Free Fields project within the Wealth From Oceans Flagship. (2 pages)
Australia's largest team of environmental statisticians is working on the big issues that face environmental managers, policymakers and ... all of us.
Values and concerns of seafloor mining: results from community workshops
To evaluate the acceptability of seafloor mining, community members need information on potential environmental impacts, the relative costs and benefits, and how the industry will be managed. This knowledge will help address a considerable amount of uncertainty regarding the industry. (26 pages)