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CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, is Australia's national science agency and one of the largest and most diverse research agencies in the world.
Large-scale, long-term, multidisciplinary science to address Australia's major national challenges and opportunities.
CSIRO expertise is organised into 11 research areas
CSIRO manages national facilities and collections that are opened to researchers around Australia and overseas.
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Dr Kirsten Verburg's research focuses on the analysis of soil water and nutrient flows in agricultural systems and catchments.
Mr John Rayner studies the fate and remediation of contaminants in soil and groundwater in urban, industrial and remote environments.
Dr Joanne Vanderzalm is assessing the biogeochemical processes induced during water reclamation and reuse via Managed Aquifer Recharge.
Dr Elise Bekele is investigating the movement and transport behaviour of fluids in the subsurface to underpin water reuse and multi-purpose aquifer utilization in sedimentary basins.
Dr Smith is a well-respected soil chemist with a significant national and international profile in water and nitrogen cycling in agricultural and natural ecosystems.
Dr Adrian Chappell leads digital soil mapping and demonstrates the impact of soil redistribution on carbon cycling and carbon accounting.
Mr Warwick McDonald: providing the science to underpin improved management of regional water supplies.
Dr Greg Davis leads research for the protection of aquatic ecosystems and restoration of contaminated water environments.
Dr Cuan Petheram's primary research areas include hydrological science and surface water and groundwater modelling.
CSIRO free public seminars in Townsville, Queensland.
Dr Simon Apte leads a multi-disciplinary research program that is improving the management of Australia’s water ecosystems.
Dr Bradley Patterson is working to better quantify and understand the biodegradation of contaminants in vadose zone and groundwater environments through the development of innovative sub-surface monitoring instrumentation.
Professor Arnold Dekker is leading and enhancing CSIRO’s capability in earth observation informatics.
Mr Colin Johnston is working on innovative techniques for the characterisation and remediation of contaminated groundwater environments.
Dr Lei Gao specialises in water resource system modelling, computer simulation, intelligent decision-making process and socio-economic analysis.
The River Systems Modelling project has delivered a river modelling framework that provides a consistent way of modelling river systems across Australia.
CSIRO’s research is playing a crucial role in supporting decision making in Australia’s largest river basin.
Dr Anna Kaksonen is leading a team that is researching the use of microorganisms and biotechnological processes for environmental and industrial applications in the mining, water supply and wastewater treatment industries.
The Water for a Healthy Country Flagship is examining opportunities to harvest waste water from storm water, to supply cities and regional towns, reduce demand on catchments, and leave more water in streams and aquifers.
Publications from CSIRO's research in the Great Barrier Reef from 2009-2012
The Water for a Healthy Country Flagship has been working in the Great Barrier Reef catchment to improve water quality, wetland integrity and fisheries while enhancing agricultural productivity.
An outline of the work of the Advanced Membrane Technology for Water Treatment research project is offered in this information sheet. (2 pages)
On this page you will find all the reports from the Timor Sea Drainage Division for the Northern Australia Sustainable Yields Project.
Dr Riasat Ali is a groundwater hydrologist evaluating fresh, brackish and saline groundwater resources in Australia and other countries.
A CSIRO developed tool is helping China's land and water resource managers rehabilitate an important water catchment and helping to secure China's environmental future.
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