Darwin: Berrimah, NT (Darwin laboratory)
The CSIRO Darwin laboratory provides a focus for ecological and socioeconomic research underpinning sustainable land management in northern Australia. It is also home to a CSIRO Science Education Centre.
CSIRO bushfire research is improving the understanding of fire, and improving technologies and strategies to save lives and limit damage.
Australian scientists are developing reliable tools for predicting bushfire behaviour to save lives and limit damage.
Dr Alan Andersen: uncovering the secrets of ant diversity
Dr Alan Andersen is a Chief Research Scientist with CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems in Darwin, where he studies ant community ecology, the use of ants and other invertebrates as indicators of ecosystem health, and fire ecology and management in tropical savannas.
Bushfire in Australia
Bushfire has been part of the Australian landscape for millions of years but while we consider it a threat, some of our flora and fauna depend upon it.
Aboriginal wetland burning in Kakadu
Indigenous CSIRO research officers Peter Christophersen and Sandra McGregor combined traditional fire management knowledge with scientific skills to revive wetland habitats in Kakadu National Park.
Q&A: Victorian bushfires
Your questions answered by CSIRO scientists, drawing on internationally respected bushfire, climate and urban development research.
Understanding bushfire behaviour to save lives
Although bushfires are notoriously unpredictable, CSIRO scientists have the ability to develop reliable tools for predicting fire behaviour which may save lives and help to limit damage.