The Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO monitor, archive, analyse, model, interpret and communicate Australia’s observed and future weather and climate.
Collaboratively we contribute to research that underpins the health, security and prosperity of Australia in areas such as weather and ocean prediction, hazard prediction and warnings, climate variability and climate change, water supply and management, and adaptation to climate impacts.
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