Our changing atmosphere
CSIRO’s changing atmosphere research measures and models levels of greenhouse and ozone-depleting gases in the atmosphere. The information underpins integrated solutions and sound management strategies for climate change and ozone depletion issues.
Oil migration intervals (OMI™)
The OMI™ technique is used to determine buoyancy and capillary controls in reservoirs in order to assess the location of oil accumulation.
Oceans of change: oceans and climate change
Although we are aware of the ways our climate is shaping changes on the land, we are less familiar with change beneath the waves of the worlds’ oceans and coastal waterways, and the influences that our oceans and our changing climate have on each other.
The Ocean Conveyor Belt
The oceans are the largest repository of heat on Earth, with a capacity 1 000 times greater than the atmosphere. This heat is distributed around the globe by ocean currents referred to as the ‘conveyor belt’. This circulation influences, and is influenced by, the climate.
Mineral map a world first
The Wealth from Oceans Flagship and its partners have created the first map of Australia’s undersea mineral deposits.
New classifications system for marine bioregions
In 2005-06, the National Marine Bioregionalisation of Australia provided a framework for classifying Australia’s marine environment into bioregions relevant to their physical environment and ecological communities.