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Our research

  • Atmosphere and climate

    We work to understand the role of the atmosphere in the Earth system and provide comprehensive, rigorous science to help Australia understand, respond to and plan for a changing climate.

  • Biodiversity

    Working to halt the decline in Australia's biodiversity. Building better understanding of our species and ecosystems for better management.

  • Extreme events

    Helping Australia better understand, respond to and prepare for extreme events and emergency situations, such as bushfires, floods, cyclones and drought.

  • Land management and sustainable development

    Information about our work contributing to the effective management of Australia's natural resources, and the sustainable development of our landscapes.

  • Oceans and coasts

    Working to discover, enhance and sustain marine ecosystems and maximise the benefits from Australia's marine territory. Exploring the interplay of oceans and climate, and adaptation responses for our coastal communities.

  • Water

    Providing Australia with solutions for water resources management while protecting and restoring our major water ecosystems.