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Dr Ming Feng: researching climate, predictability and impacts in the Indian Ocean

Dr Ming Feng studies climate processes, predictability and impacts in a warming Indian Ocean and he is also Node 2 Leader for the Western Australia Marine Science Institute.

Dr Mauro Rubino: researching dynamics of the global carbon cycle during the past 2000 years

Dr Mauro Rubino is a research scientist working on measuring variations of atmospheric trace gases concentration and isotopic composition in ice cores.

Ningaloo Niño – the story behind the massive 2011 WA marine heatwave

Abnormal climatic conditions in the Indian and Pacific Oceans during the 2010-2011 La Niña event combined to create the extreme marine heatwave seen off the Western Australia coast in 2011, according to a new paper published in Nature Scientific Reports.

Landmark carbon assessment developed for Australia

The Australian landscape soaked up one third of the carbon emitted by fossil fuels in Australia over the past twenty years, according to a new CSIRO study released last week.

Rock lobster fishery balances lifestyle and livelihood

CSIRO researchers are studying the Torres Strait tropical rock lobster fishery to develop a scientific approach to integrate cultural factors into natural resource management.

A Shore Thing

With summer almost here, many of us will be shaking out our beach towels, grabbing our boogie boards, and heading to the beach, or dishing up some seafood on the BBQ. But did you know that CSIRO is doing lots of work to keep the beach and your seafood safe, healthy and happy?

Greenland ice core records provide a vision of the future

Ice cores drilled in the Greenland ice sheet, recounting the history of the last great warming period more than 120,00 years ago, are giving scientists their clearest insight to a world that was warmer than today.

Prawn farming: towards a sustainable and profitable future

Over the past 20 years, CSIRO research has focused on environmental and health management issues, domestication, selective breeding and prawn nutrition, to move the industry towards a more sustainable and profitable future.

Advancing human performance: CSIRO and AIS forge a partnership

CSIRO partners with the Australian Institute of Sport to build and capitalise on Australia's international reputation in sports performance.

Integrated Natural Resource Management Science Scholarship

Download an application form for this joint scholarship program launched by CSIRO and The University of Queensland. (2 pages)

Autonomous, in situ microbial diagnostics and monitoring for microbial oceanography workshop 2012 summary

The workshop was held at CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research Laboratories, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia 5–6 November 2012.

Autonomous, in situ microbial diagnostics and monitoring for microbial oceanography workshop 2012

The workshop was held at CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research Laboratories, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia 5–6 November 2012.

Ocean science robot revolution hits symbolic millionth milestone

An innovative global observing system based on drifting sensors cycling from the surface to the ocean mid-depths is being celebrated by scientists today after reaching a major milestone – one million incredibly valuable ocean observations.

Researchers develop environmental assessment model for southern Tasmanian estuaries

Work has begun on a new computer model which will enable communities and aquaculture industries to better assess environmental and human impacts, on estuarine and marine environments in Tasmania.

Australian Climate Change Science Program

CSIRO is maintaining and developing Australia's world-class expertise in climate change science, with a particular focus on the Southern Hemisphere.

High resolution climate projections for Vietnam

CSIRO is working to increase Vietnam’s capacity to develop regional scale climate projections.

Our changing beaches - scientists look for a break in the surf zone

Australian scientists are taking a closer look at a south Perth beach in a research project to improve short and long-term beach and shoreline predictions.

2°C climate target a hot topic (Podcast 03 Dec 2012)

Carbon dioxide emission reductions required to limit global warming to 2°C are becoming a receding goal based on new figures reported in the latest Global Carbon Project (GCP) calculations published in Nature Climate Change.

The widening gap between present emissions and the two-degree target

Carbon dioxide emission reductions required to limit global warming to 2°C are becoming a receding goal based on new figures reported today in the latest Global Carbon Project (GCP) calculations published today in the advanced online edition of Nature Climate Change.

Fish ear bones point to climate impacts

Scientists believe that fish ear bones and their distinctive growth rings can offer clues to the likely impacts of climate change in aquatic environments.

Queensland’s national ship-naming competition winner to tour Australia’s Marine National Facility

Nearly three years ago a 10-year-old Queensland primary school student beat the rush of entries in a national competition to find a name for Australia’s new Marine National Facility research vessel.

Dr Melony Sellars: advancing aquaculture production using genetic technologies

Dr Melony Sellars is researching ways to enhance aquaculture production and breeding practices through the application of advanced genetic technologies.

Dr Scott Condie: leading research in marine resource and ecosystem modelling

Dr Scott Condie draws on 20 years of research experience in his role as leader of the Ecosystem Modelling and Multiple Use Management team at CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research (CMAR).

Dr Ian Watterson: researching climate change and variability

Dr Ian Watterson uses both climate models and mathematical methods to help understand climate and improve communication of potential changes.

Designing solar arrays for a climate benefit

A study to determine whether energy production can simultaneously be used to positively affect regional climates, including modifying rainfall patterns, has begun in CSIRO’s weather and energy research unit.

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