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Our current research in northern Australia includes projects to assess land and water resources, help attract investment for new and established industries, assess biosecurity risks and improve agriculture.
We are investigating the potential of northern Australia's water resources to support increased regional development.
CSIRO's TraNSIT tool analyses transport and logistics options for agriculture to identify potential cost savings.
Primary topic: Landscape management
Indigenous people have a major stake in the sustainable management of northern Australia’s terrestrial, freshwater and marine ecosystems.
Primary topic: Managing biodiversity
Tropical savannas are Australia's most fire-prone biome, with up to half of many savanna landscapes being burnt each year.
Primary topic: Fire ecology
Tropical savanna fires make a significant contribution to the nation's accountable greenhouse gas emissions. Our research looks at how to measure and manage these emissions, as well as Indigenous livelihood opportunities from the emerging carbon economy.
Australia’s Northern Prawn Fishery is recognised as a world leader in marine fishery management, thanks to a long-term partnership between the industry and CSIRO.
Primary topic: Marine resources
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Last updated: Last updated: 10 February 2016
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