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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.

A 20th century acceleration in the rate of sea-level rise

Using information from tide gauges and measurements from satellites, Dr John Church and Dr Neil White estimated changes in global mean sea levels since 1870.

Australian Resources Research Centre: Perth, Western Australia

A leading research centre where scientists can interact, exchange information and explore new ideas in partnership with industry to ensure the ongoing sustainability of our resources industries, our environment and our way of life.

Simulation of coastal subsidence and storm wave inundation risk in the Gippsland Basin

This study has produced a coastal inundation risk map for the Gippsland Basin. (96 pages)

CurrentsChange WfO FeatureArticle

A powerful new suite of ocean models that can predict the influence of ocean currents on marine activity has been developed in a milestone collaboration between the Royal Australian Navy, the Bureau of Meteorology and the Wealth from Oceans Flagship.

Future Research Vessel Project Consultation and Engagement Strategy

The Future Research Vessel Project Consultation and Engagement Strategy details the project background, scope, terms of reference, structure and operation. (14 pages)

Science challenges to support diffuse pollution management in the Great Barrier Reef

In this 54-page report CSIRO Flagship Fellow Dr Robert Ferrier addresses some of the outstanding issues and science challenges that face diffuse pollution management in the Great Barrier Reef.

Science for tomorrow: New developments

This article from Farming Ahead contains three stories on resistance to wheat streak mosaic virus, the Indian Ocean imprint in Australia’s south-east and fighting flystrike in sheep. (1 page)

Are handfish walking towards extinction? (Podcast 21 May 2010)

Nine new species of handfish have been described by CSIRO in research that highlights an urgent need to better understand and protect the diversity of life in Australia’s oceans. (5:33)

Gone fishing - assessing marine ecosystems (Podcast 31 Jul 2009)

A global study by an international team of authors into the status of marine fisheries and ecosystems was recently completed after two years of intense research. (5:38)

Australian offshore mineral locations map brochure

This brochure describes the map of Australia’s undersea mineral resources created by the Wealth from Oceans Flagship and its partners. (2 pages)

Brisbane: St Lucia, Qld (Queensland Bioscience Precinct)

Research partnerships such as those at the Queensland Bioscience Precinct will provide solutions to the major problems facing the nation and the world.

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)

New website for sharing longtail tuna fishing tales (Podcast 05 Feb 2010)

Coastal anglers are being encouraged to help ensure the long-term sustainability of Australia’s newest ‘recreational only’ species, the longtail tuna, by reporting catches using a new online system. (5:40)

Future Research Vessel Project brochure

This brochure details CSIRO's project to deliver a new research vessel for the Marine National Facility. (2 pages)

Addressing national challenges: science sustaining Australia's future

An overview of some of the highlights of the National Research Flagships from 2006-07. (28 pages)

Refined Statement of Functional Requirement for the Future Research Vessel

A detailed specification document provided to respondents outlining CSIRO’s technical requirements for the proposed Future Research Vessel (FRV). The Revised Statement of Functional Requirements was developed in consultation with the Technical Advisory Group for the FRV Project. (70 pages)

Science adopts a new definition of seawater (Podcast 05 Aug 2009)

The world’s peak ocean science body has adopted a new definition of seawater developed by Australian, German and US scientists to make climate projections more accurate. (4:36)

Stakeholders inform research into the environmental impact of seafloor mining

The results of these stakeholder interviews will provide good direction for the research program looking at the environmental impacts of seafloor exploration and mining, one that will be responsive to the concerns and questions of stakeholders and the broader community. (41 pages)

Petroleum geoscience: Hydrodynamics

CSIRO’s capabilities in petroleum hydrogeology are applied to industry challenges including fault and top seal capacity for oil, gas and CO2 hydrocarbon migration, depletion studies, geological storage of CO2, submarine groundwater discharge and geothermal energy. (2 pages)

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