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Barrier Reef bleaching (Podcast 09 Mar 2007)

Dr Peter Turner discusses a new tool which provides daily updates of the risk of ‘coral bleaching’ in the Great Barrier Reef in this five minute podcast. (5:16)

Cold water eddy 'monsters' mighty current off Sydney (Podcast 16 Mar 2007)

In this six-minute podcast Dr David Griffin, from the Wealth from Ocean's Flagship, explains how a huge dense eddy was the reason the sea was so cold off the coast of NSW this summer. (6:23)

Fish ear bones reveal effect of climate change (Podcast 27 Apr 2007)

The bones in the ears of some coastal and deep sea fish species in the south west Pacific show the effect of climate change. (5:24)

CSIRO’s key role in America’s Cup win (Podcast 05 Jul 2007)

Alinghi has successfully defended the America’s Cup, scoring a resounding 5-2 victory against its New Zealand competitor and Dr Jack Katzfey describes CSIRO’s role in the Swiss syndicate’s success in this four-and-a-half-minute podcast. (4:20)

The Great Global Warming Swindle: fact or fiction? (Podcast 12 Jul 2007)

Is global warming caused by human activity or forces outside our control? The science demonstrates that it is due to human activity, but the television documentary The Great Global Warming Swindle on the ABC TV claims otherwise. In this seven-minute podcast, CSIRO’s Dr Michael Raupach explains what science reveals. (6:56)

How removing predators can save seabirds (Podcast 25 Jul 2007)

The findings of a new study, which found removing invasive predators from island breeding colonies could save more seabirds for less cost than reductions in fishing, are explained by CSIRO’s Dr Chris Wilcox in this five-minute podcast. (5:05)

Protecting Tasmania’s salmon industry (Podcast 16 Aug 2007)

Tasmania is renowned for its Atlantic salmon, but the fish are under attack from amoebic gill disease and in this podast Dr Mathew Cook, from CSIRO and the Food Futures Flagship, talks about a new a vaccine designed to boost the productivity of Tasmania’s  A$230 million a year Atlantic salmon industry. (4:53)

CSIRO marine scientist named life scientist of the year (Podcast 19 Sep 2007)

Dr Beth Fulton explains her work in marine ecosystem modelling and how it's being applied in Australia and overseas. (6:02)

Australia's latest climate change projections (Podcast 02 Oct 2007)

CSIRO and the Bureau of Meteorology have released a report which provides the most comprehensive look to date at the likely extent of climate change in Australia up until 2070. (6:20)

Land and oceans losing their ability to absorb man-made carbon dioxide (Podcast 23 Oct 2007)

CSIRO’s Dr Mike Raupach explains why the Earth is absorbing less carbon dioxide and how it will affect our climate. (6:22)

The wind, climate change and the Southern oceans (Podcast 18 Feb 2008)

We all know that the oceans are warming, especially in our polar regions. But what role does wind play in raising surface, or deeper, ocean temperatures? A 15 year study of water temperature profiles undertaken by CSIRO, French and US scientists is revealing some surprising answers. (5:46)

Outraged Scientists call for more funds for marine research (Podcast 10 Jun 2008)

Scientists from the CSIRO and the University of Queensland have called for a bigger research effort into the impact of climate change on marine species, outraged that research into the oceans has received far less Government funding than the examination of climate change on terrestrial species. (5.30)

Countdown to Satellite Launch and new era of ocean research (Podcast 20 Jun 2008)

Teams of climate change researchers around the world will be anxiously counting down the launch of the Jason-2 satellite from California, scheduled for 20 June 2008. Successful lift-off will mean a whole new era in detecting the expansion of our oceans and sea level rise, both major indicators of climate change. (5.30)

Drought Report pushes alarm bells (Podcast 15 Jul 2008)

Mr Kevin Hennessy, Principal Researcher, explains why farmers and the Government have reacted with alarm to a collaborative report indicating that hot periods and low rainfall years that have occurred every 20 years, may become much more frequent. (5:36)

Deep sea coral to reveal a history of climate change (Podcast 20 Jan 2009)

An American research vessel, the RV Thomas G. Thompson, has arrived back in Hobart after an expedition to collect deep-sea corals south of Tasmania. An un-manned deep-diving ‘Remotely Operated Vehicle’ (ROV) with a capacity to go as deep as 6000 metres was used to collect samples and data, and photograph and video areas of the ocean floor. (9:17)

Aerosols – blowing like dust in the wind (Podcast 27 Feb 2009)

Aerosols may have a greater impact on patterns of Australian rainfall and future climate change than previously thought, according to leading atmospheric scientist, CSIRO’s Dr Leon Rotstayn. (6:50)

Tomorrow's forecast: hot and hazy - Sydney in the year 2060 (Podcast 25 Mar 2009)

A paper detailing how climate change will affect those living in Sydney in the year 2060 was tabled at the 2009 Greenhouse conference in Perth, outlining a very different tomorrow for Sydneysiders. (4:57)

Climate change impacting on the Southern Ocean (Podcast 25 Mar 2009)

The Southern Ocean is changing, and evidence shows that around the Antarctic, the Southern Ocean is warming at a faster rate than the global ocean average. (4:46)

The Australian Climate Change Science Program: 20 years on (Podcast 26 Mar 2009)

Climate change and its future effects have led to a lot recent discussion,  but it’s actually something the Australian Climate Change Science Program has been investigating for 20 years. (5:33)

Algae biodiesel gets the green light (Podcast 03 Apr 2009)

The production of biodiesel from algae could reduce greenhouse gas emissions, help to address future fuel shortages and create jobs in rural Australia. (5:32)

Methane clathrate - the monster from the deep? (Podcast 24 Apr 2009)

Massive quantities of the potent greenhouse gas methane are locked away in permafrost and in the ocean floors as methane clathrate - an ice like material which can return to gas if temperatures increase or pressures drop. (5:21)

Alien invaders are on the march (Podcast 22 May 2009)

While the implications of climate change for biodiversity have been widely recognised, the insidious effect of invasive alien species (IAS) on global biodiversity stays under the radar. (4:50)

CSIRO’s response to second volume of IPCC report (Podcast 06 Apr 2007)

Dr Chris Mitchell discusses the second volume of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report published in Brussels, in this four-and-a half minute podcast. (4:29)

'Dugong' and 'Lobster' Volcanoes surprises scientists off Fiji (Podcast 20 Jun 2008)

The discovery of two huge active volcanoes under the sea near Fiji has excited scientists searching for new minerals – and revealed new species of creatures never seen before. In this podcast, Captain Fred Stein, Director of the Marine National Facility, describes how the volcanoes, named 'Dugong' and 'Lobster' were found almost by accident. (5.44)

Wave energy surges forward under new CSIRO study (Podcast 21 Sep 2010)

Waves produced in Australia's southern oceans are a world-class, clean energy resource which could deliver a significant proportion of the nation’s future energy needs, according to CSIRO Wealth from Oceans Flagship oceanographers, Dr Mark Hemer and Dr David Griffin. (4:51)

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