recent rainfall in parts of eastern Australia, a recently released
scientific report indicates an increasing risk of below-average
rainfall and runoff into streams, and drier conditions into the future
in south-eastern Australia.
authors of a new book have called for the development of more robust
international ocean and ice sheet monitoring and modelling programs
designed to help community adaptation planning keep pace with the
threat of rising sea levels.
life expectancy of cooling plates in heat exchangers at Rio Tinto
Alcan’s Yarwun alumina refinery has increased from a few days to as
long as 12 months with help from CSIRO’s slurry erosion researchers,
according to the October issue of Process magazine.
delivery of sustainable water supplies in Australia will require water
managers and engineers to factor in a range of predicted variations in
climate and long-term demand for water resources, according to a CSIRO
climate and water expert, Dr Francis Chiew.
Victorian Direct Manufacturing Centre has been established in Melbourne
by a consortium led by CSIRO to help make the state’s manufacturing
industries more environmentally friendly, productive and globally
celebrate National Science Week 2010 (14-22 August), CSIRO is staging
events across the nation designed to both showcase its accomplishments
and inspire members of the public to begin their own journeys of
collaborative agreement between CSIRO and two German organisations is
providing Australian food companies with access to a new processing
technology which uses low-energy electron beams rather than heat or
chemicals to decontaminate food.
scientists have developed a revolutionary technique for the rapid
on-site detection and quantification of petroleum hydrocarbons
(commonly derived from crude oil) in soil, silt, sediment, or rock.
international symposium on the role nutrition plays in the prevention
and management of pregnancy complications and early childhood diseases
such as autism, asthma, obesity and cancer will be held in Adelaide
this Friday, 30 July.
combination of alternative energy and computational modelling developed
by CSIRO in collaboration with Horticulture Australia Limited (HAL) and
the Australian Prune Industry Association has cut energy requirements
by 60 per cent in some areas of food processing.