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Issue 19: March 2024

CSIRO's Gas Industry Social and Environmental Research Alliance (GISERA) eNews

Understanding biodiversity impacts in the Northern Territory

Scientists from CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, have mapped and quantified habitat connectivity and fragmentation data that can help manage potential impacts to biodiversity from roads and pipelines in the Northern Territory.

New CSIRO research to reveal Narrabri from 400 metres underground

Beneath the Narrabri region in New South Wales are highly complex hydrogeological formations – an intriguing yet challenging setting for CSIRO groundwater scientists aiming to improve community understanding of these ancient underground systems.

Focus on northern Perth Basin

CSIRO science teams heading north for new projects

CSIRO scientists will head to the Northern Territory’s Beetaloo Sub-basin later this year to learn more about hot geothermal springs and explore new ways to monitor biodiversity using drones and satellites.

Researching potential methane emissions from CSG water holding ponds

CSIRO scientists are donning high-visibility gear and deploying floating flux chambers in the search for more information about the potential for Queensland coal seam gas (CSG) water holding ponds to be a source of methane emissions.

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