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New approach to mapping forest biomass to measure carbon stores

CSIRO is collaborating in a NASA-funded project, using a CSIRO-designed lidar instrument, to help develop new methods for mapping forest biomass and measuring carbon stores on a large scale.

Driving improvements in oil and gas production

CSIRO delivers science solutions vital to a globally competitive and sustainable energy industry with a primary focus on oil, gas and geothermal energy resources.

Driving sustainability through systems innovation fact sheet

This fact sheet explains how Minerals Down Under Flagship researchers are examining sustainable processing through systems innovation. (2 pages)

Dye-sensitised solar cells: third generation solar technology

Through this ground breaking project CSIRO is aiming to fast track consumer uptake of renewable solar energy by creating a cheaper, more efficient solar cell.

Energy-efficient electric machines

CSIRO exploits the most advanced concepts in magnetic materials, electromagnetics applied magnetics and drives. We are reducing energy use and greenhouse gas emissions by designing and developing energy-efficient electric machines and drives.
 

Developing fuel cell technologies for distributed energy generation

CSIRO has the expertise to develop environmentally friendly technologies such as fuel cells for distributed energy generation.

Delivery software: free seismic inversion program

This free program is a trace-based Bayesian seismic inversion code for the appraisal of oil fields

CSIRO and VicDPI: well-oiled research plans to dip into new reserves

CSIRO and the Victorian Department of Primary Industry (VicDPI) are joining forces to explore for new oil and gas reserves in Victoria's basins.

CSIRO scientists appointed to the Eminent Scientists Group of Biosecurity Australia

Two CSIRO scientists have been appointed to the Eminent Scientists Group  of Biosecurity Australia to enhance the scientific assessment and management of pest and disease risks associated with proposed agricultural imports.

CSIRO energy and renewables research

CSIRO’s commitment to renewable research has shifted to focus in areas where investment can deliver the most significant impact. See some answers to the questions we face on our energy and renewables research.

Crusader Enterprise Model Software Licence Agreement

This spreadsheet can be used to estimate the various costs and likely income from farming meat rabbits.  

Creating urban sustainability

CSIRO is developing a broad range of tools to assist governments and industry revitalise Australia’s cities, meet emerging challenges and transition to a sustainable configuration.

Copper in Australian export thermal coals

A fact sheet on the occurrence of copper in Australian and other coals, the behaviour of copper during combustion and the environmental effects of copper released as a consequence of coal use.

Cobalt in Australian export thermal coals

A fact sheet on the occurrence of cobalt in Australian and other coals, the behaviour of cobalt during combustion and the environmental and health effects of cobalt released as a consequence of coal use.

Perspectives to climate change and energy technologies in the Hunter Valley

CSIRO recently partnered with Coal & Allied to understand attitudes in the Hunter Valley towards climate change and energy technologies. Workshops were held in Muswellbrook and Singleton to understand the communities understanding of, and attitudes towards, climate change and energy.

Protecting Australia’s critical infrastructure with CIPMA

Technology for modelling and analysing relationships and dependencies between Australia’s critical infrastructure systems is being built by the Attorney-General’s Department, CSIRO and Geoscience Australia.

Dr Chris Green: modelling carbon dioxide behaviour underground

Dr Chris Green's mathematical models are being used to predict the movement and behaviour of carbon dioxide stored in geological systems.

Charging ahead: CSIRO battery and energy storage research capabilities

CSIRO is developing clean, affordable energy and transport technologies. We are working to halve greenhouse gas emissions through the efficient use and generation of energy.

Commercial Environmental Forestry overview

The Commercial Environmental Forestry program aims to develop commercially viable and environmentally beneficial farm forestry systems in the low-to-medium rainfall zones of Australia.

Carbon and rural land use: key findings

This report brings together much of the latest research on emission reduction and offsets in rural land, including the potential of forests as carbon sinks.

Future use of Sunshine Coast sugarcane landscapes

A report detailing CSIRO research that assesses rural land use options is helping with tough decisions facing sugar farmers and planners on the Queensland Sunshine coast.

Cadmium in Australian export thermal coals

A fact sheet on the occurrence of cadmium in Australian and other coals, the behaviour of cadmium during combustion and the environmental and health effects of cadmium released as a consequence of coal use.

Automatic fault detection and diagnosis

CSIRO researchers are detecting and diagnosing system faults in buildings for better energy efficiency, improved maintenance and cost savings.

Recovering biodiversity and promoting sustainable agriculture in the Queensland Brigalow Belt

Potential exists for avoiding resource degradation, recovering biodiversity values and promoting sustainable agriculture, by deliberately integrating regrowth and mature stands of vegetation with dryland cropping systems in Queensland’s Brigalow Belt.

Boron in Australian export thermal coals

A fact sheet on the occurrence of boron in Australian and other coals, the behaviour of boron during combustion and the environmental and health effects of boron released as a consequence of coal use.

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