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|May 2006||National Research Flagship||www.csiro.au/wealthfromoceans|
Message from the Director
Welcome to another edition of the Wealth from Oceans Flagship e-Newsletter. This edition captures the essence of the Flagship's development as we move into the consolidation and delivery phases – many of the articles build on those in previous editions and demonstrate that the hard work by many is bearing fruit. Across the key indicators of science, partnerships and impact, the Flagship is gaining real traction. Read more
Advanced climate change model in action
Dr Tony Hirst, who leads modelling development at the Wealth from Oceans Flagship, says the Mark 3.5 model will have application in a key area of the Flagship's research in long-term climate change simulations. Read More
Southern Ocean impacts on Australian climate
Findings from a Southern Oceans research initiative have contributed significantly to the Wealth from Oceans Flagship research in developing ocean-based forecasts of Australian climate. Read more
CSIRO fellowship for biofouling expert
The Fellowship provides the Flagship with the opportunity to work with Professor de Nys, a world-renowned expert in scientific and commercial issues associated with biofouling. Read more
CSIRO scientists elected to Australian Academy of Science
Three of CSIRO's leading scientists – Professor Brian Boyle, Dr Steve Rintoul and Professor Andrew Holmes – have been elected as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science.
The Fellowship of the Academy consists of
about 380 of Australia's leading experts in the physical and biological
sciences and their applications. Read more
expert sets the scene
IN THIS EDITION:
MEET THE SCIENTIST:
The Wealth from Oceans Flagship is a CSIRO initiative and part of the National Research Flagships program that aims to deliver scientific solutions to advance Australia's most important national objectives. One of the largest scientific initiatives ever mounted in Australia, it aligns closely with the Federal Government's National Research Priorities. The initiative brings together our national research resources to deliver breakthroughs in fields ranging from healthcare to light metals and the environment.
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