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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.

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)

Blue mussels lead to barnacle free boats (Podcast 11 Dec 2009)

New methods to reduce the growth of plants and animals on surfaces immersed in water, such as ship hulls, are being developed by a team of scientists from CSIRO. (4:24)

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.

Future Research Vessel Project brochure

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

SeaLevelRiseWebsite_CMAR_teaser

This information resource developed by CSIRO and the Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems CRC provides detail and background information on the latest science and research into sea level rise.

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)

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)

Surf’s up: new technology to forecast waves and currents (Podcast 23 Sep 2009)

New research into a laptop-based software system capable of interpreting near shore waves from radar, and providing several-day wave and current forecasts, could soon be making our beaches safer and assisting the Royal Australian Navy with amphibious landings. (5:27)

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)

Coastal decision makers get the right advice (Podcast 14 May 2010)

A new collaboration aimed at translating science into practical applications for adapting to climate change, population growth and other coastal pressures will help decision makers better manage the Australian coast into the future. (4:33)

PressureDB™ data entry forms interface

Download a presentation about the Oracle Forms data entry interface for PressureDB™. (18 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)

BLUElink> ocean forecasting for Australia's future

This six-page brochure describes the BLUElink> ocean forecasting system, which provides timely predictions of the ocean conditions around Australia.

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.

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