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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.

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.

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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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.

Melbourne: Aspendale, Vic (Aspendale laboratories)

CSIRO’s Aspendale laboratories undertake research into the atmospheric environment, including atmospheric pollution and the prediction of climate, weather and ocean processes.

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)

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)

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)

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.

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CSIRO and its research partners are poised to lead the way in the next phase in the exploration of Australia!

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)

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.

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Science and sailing are converging for the Sydney Hobart Yacht Race with oceanographers refining their satellite view of Australia’s eastern seaboard to track the ocean currents between Sydney and Hobart.

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)

PressureQC™ system: hydrodynamic data quality control

A brochure detailing PressureQC™, a tool that allows direct comparison of historical and contemporary pressure data. This maximises the benefits of offset wells in fossil fuel exploration and production. (11 pages)

PressureDB™ data entry forms interface

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

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