Collecting satellite data Australia wants: a new direction for Earth observation
Australia will be able to guide the Earth observation satellite "NovaSAR" as it passes over our region - giving us a new level of control over the data we need to solve local problems.
Throwing expensive scientific equipment overboard is all part of the job for CSIRO technicians working on the Argo float program, and it’s not often that these kinds of jobs are up for grabs.
Starbug steals the show
Community engagement is a key component of the Ningaloo Outlook project which aims to increase the ecological understanding of the Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area’s deep and shallow reefs and the reef’s shark and turtle populations.
Asia’s rivers and people to benefit from Australian water knowledge
With massive and growing populations in India and China, water security will be crucial into the future. Australian water management knowledge is now being applied in Asia to help manage the growing problems of pollution and increased water use.
The lure of the camera trap
Scientists have been developing smart new ways of using cameras to deepen our knowledge of ecosystems and their animals.
February carbon dioxide levels average 400ppm for first time
The US government’s greenhouse gas monitoring site at Mauna Loa in Hawaii has confirmed that its average recorded carbon dioxide levels for February topped 400 parts per million (ppm) – the first time that this has been seen in a northern winter month.