CSIRO is able to offer thermometrics services - a technique used to establish the water salinity and the time of trapping of inclusions in rocks.
Strontium as a chemical tracer
CSIRO Petroleum utilizes strontium as a chemical tracer to discriminate between plant and animal products grown in different locations.
Shale gas research program
CSIRO is currently developing a shale gas program to cover research issues and the delivery of services to the Australian petroleum industry.
SEE Grid: open standards for earth and environmental data
CSIRO is a founding member of the Solid Earth and Environment Grid (SEE Grid) community which fosters the development and adoption of open standards for web-based informational and computational services in the earth and environmental sciences.
Shale Research Centre
The Shale Research Centre conducts experimental and theoretical research on shale properties and problems.