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Research spotlight turns on Ningaloo region

A new $12 million research collaboration was announced today for Western Australia's Ningaloo Reef Region.

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.

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.

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CSIRO's Chief Executive Dr Geoff Garrett today welcomed the Prime Minister's announcement of additional funding for the organisation's National Research Flagships as part of the Government's Building our Future through Science and Innovation program.

Future Research Vessel Project brochure

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

The SHARC consortium: a proposal

Industry participation is being sought in a joint industry project aimed at improving the understanding of shale behaviour. (20 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)

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.

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The historic announcement of a new seafloor minerals initiative by Mining Company Placer Dome after it reached an agreement with Nautilus Minerals on its PNG tenements, is the next logical step in a chain of events that began with a mammoth research effort over almost 20 years by CSIRO Exploration & Mining.

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)

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)

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.

Melbourne: Clayton, Vic (Clayton laboratories)

CSIRO’s site at Clayton, Victoria is adjacent to Monash University and the Australian Synchrotron. More than 800 staff members work in energy, resources, forestry, manufacturing, chemicals, health, information, agribusiness and more.

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)

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 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)

Petroleum geoscience: Sensors

CSIRO’s sensors team combines cross-disciplinary capabilities with extensive experience in emerging sensing technologies and nanotechnology to gain a detailed understanding of sensing devices and their possible application within the oil and gas sector. (2 pages)

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)

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