Making ocean life count (Podcast 22 Jun 2009)
CSIRO statisticians and marine researchers in the Wealth from Oceans Flagship are working to understand marine ecological processes in a critical range of Australia's continental slope. (3:46)
Stay-at-home fish prefer reef life (Podcast 09 Jul 2009)
New research shows that some fish species in Western Australia's Ningaloo Marine Park spend most of their time close to home, staying on the reef rather than travelling significant distances, as was previously thought. (4:55)
Missing deep ocean pathway discovered (Podcast 15 Aug 2007)
Australian scientists have discovered a massive deep ocean pathway – or ‘supergyre’ – which links the three Southern Hemisphere ocean basins. In this podcast Mr Ken Ridgway, from Wealth from Oceans Flagship, talks about the significance of the ‘supergyre’. (4:45)
Waves: their role in ocean ecosystems
Scientists are researching the role of waves in ecosystem processes in the coastal waters of Western Australia. Understanding these processes has economic, social and environmental benefits and is vital to the effective management of coastal waters.
Wealth from Oceans Flagship video
In this video, discover how the Wealth from Oceans Flagship is helping Australia secure its social, economic and environmental future through knowing our oceans.
Understanding and predicting climate change
CSIRO is a world leader in understanding how the oceans affect climate, and uses this knowledge to predict climate change and variability.
CSIRO is a world leader in understanding the connection between oceans and climate, and develops observing and modelling systems that enable Australia to respond to climate variability and change.
Turtles escape trawls using TEDs
An assessment of bycatch reduction practices in the Northern Prawn Fishery (NPF) yielded good news for turtles, larger sharks and rays, but warns greater efforts are needed to protect smaller species from incidental capture.
Improving marine management with TasMAN
The Tasmanian Marine Analysis Network (TasMAN) is demonstrating low cost monitoring technologies, improving understanding of coastal regions and enabling better informed environmental management.
CSIRO is able to offer thermometrics services - a technique used to establish the water salinity and the time of trapping of inclusions in rocks.
Simulating ocean weather
A video showing the BLUElink> ocean forecasting model, which was run in hindcast mode for the period 1992-2001. (3:00)
Sharks and Rays of Australia
This highly regarded book provides in-depth descriptions of 322 species of sharks, rays and chimaerids, accompanied by full-colour illustrations, descriptions, line illustrations and distribution maps.
Seeing below the surface
Our economic, social and, indeed, our life-support systems, depend on our oceans – or more accurately, the one global ocean we all share.
Using statistics to predict seabed fauna
Wealth from Oceans Flagship environmental statisticians are working to predict the type and distribution of marine seabed fauna on Australia's continental slope.
Scientific support for Australian fisheries
CSIRO combines expertise in physics, biology, mathematics, economics and computer sciences to observe, understand and support the balanced use and conservation of Australia's marine fisheries.
Seeing under the ocean with robotic Argo floats
See how a world-wide array of robotic floats is providing scientists with data about the ocean and helping them to understand the ocean’s role in climate, and to better forecast climate and ocean conditions. CSIRO is providing a valuable contribution to this project. (2:00)