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Tackling marine debris

A three year survey will visit every corner of Australia to find out where and how marine debris is accumulating – and how we can protect against it.

Dr Kenneth Lee: Wealth from Oceans Flagship Director

Dr Kenneth Lee leads a national team of multidisciplinary researchers as Director of CSIRO's Wealth from Oceans National Research Flagship.

What’s our role in the search for missing flight MH370?

Many people have been asking CSIRO for our take on the situation, the ocean, the technology being used to find the debris of the plane – so we wanted to let you know how our technology is being used and how we’re assisting the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA).

Frequently asked questions about the impact of floods upon ecosystems

This page provides information about the impacts of the flooding upon aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems.

Marine incident response

CSIRO's marine incident response team

Queensland flood research: monitoring and understanding impacts

The Queensland floods provided an opportunity for scientists to assess how our marine ecosystems respond to massive inputs of fresh water and sediments.

Pilbara marine health check - good and bad news

A health and wellbeing check up of World Heritage-listed reef ecosystems in the Pilbara region of Western Australia will provide a critical baseline of marine conditions to government, industry and researchers.

Pilbara Marine Conservation Partnership

CSIRO researchers are delivering an holistic assessment of marine biodiversity in the Pilbara region to inform future use management of this globally significant area.

CSIRO scientists monitoring the BP oil spill

CSIRO scientists have been deployed to help monitor the leading edge of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

New species of sharks surface in Australian waters (Podcast 03 Mar 2009)

Two of Australia's top experts in the field of sharks and rays, Dr Peter Last and Dr John Stevens from CSIRO's Wealth from Oceans National Research Flagship, have compiled a definitive reference on sharks, a book called Sharks and Rays of Australia. (7:24)

Dr Alan Williams: exploring and understanding deep sea ecosystems

Research by Dr Alan Williams contributes to a better understanding of deep sea ecosystems and the ways in which they are affected by human activities such as fishing and hydrocarbon extraction.

Dr Andrew Ross: developing exploration tools for detecting oil accumulations

Dr Andrew Ross is the research leader for the hydrocarbon exploration capability in CSIRO and leads the hydrocarbon sensors and marine geology team.

Dr Rich Little: leading research on marine risk assessment

Dr Rich Little is a computer and mathematical modeller, and leads a marine risk assessment team based at CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research at Hobart, Australia.

Monitoring our oceans with robotic floats

Collecting ocean data using robotic floats through the Argo project is helping scientists understand Australian regional and global ocean processes.

Exploring under the sea floor with OCEANMAG

CSIRO's proven technology for detecting and mapping buried mineral deposits is being applied to oil and gas exploration beneath the ocean with OCEANMAG.

Marine and Coastal Carbon Biogeochemistry Cluster (Coastal Carbon Cluster)

CSIRO’s Coastal Carbon Cluster will foster vital scientific research to strengthen our low carbon economy and prevent future excessive greenhouse gas emissions.

Dr Ian Cresswell: Deputy Director, Wealth from Oceans Flagship

Dr Ian Cresswell is the Deputy Director of CSIRO’s Wealth from Oceans Flagship, a national research initiative delivering science to help Australians access the immense resources of our ocean in a way that balances economic, social and environmental benefit.

BLUElink: reliable ocean forecasting

BLUElink gives us a greater understanding of our oceans and coastal environments – areas critical to Australia’s future.

Farming Ahead: CSIRO and related articles from 2009

Farming Ahead magazine regularly features CSIRO's research for the agricultural sector. This is a list of CSIRO articles published in the magazine throughout 2009.

Queensland Centre for Advanced Technologies (QCAT)

The Queensland Centre for Advanced Technologies (QCAT) is a collaboration between CSIRO and the State Government of Queensland. Research at QCAT covers robotics and automation, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, casting processes, mining science and engineering and improvement of iron ore processing.

Canberra: Black Mountain, ACT (Black Mountain laboratories)

CSIRO’s Black Mountain laboratories are the central research facilities of CSIRO Plant Industry, CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences and CSIRO Land and Water.

Flagship postgraduate scholarships

National Research Flagships offer full and top-up Flagship Postgraduate Scholarships to high quality students who wish to work on a Flagship research project.

Indian Ocean phenomenon helping to predict extreme weather

A phenomenon in the Indian Ocean that affects events in southeast Australia is helping to predict extreme weather up to six months in advance.

Ocean research capability

CSIRO’s Wealth from Oceans National Research Flagship delivers practical science that enables governments, industries and communities to make informed decisions about the sustainable management of marine and coastal resources.

Our people

CSIRO’s Wealth from Oceans National Research Flagship draws on the strength of multidisciplinary expert teams.

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