CSIRO

Helping Albacore tuna come out of the can

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists are set to study the earbones and organs of more than 2000 albacore tuna to better understand the growth, age and breeding patterns of this increasingly important species.

dateAug 11, 2009 in Ecology
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New sensor detects bombs on sea floor

The CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) has developed a sensor to detect undetonated explosives on the sea floor. It is based on technology used to find mineral deposits underground.

dateNov 26, 2012 in Analytical Chemistry
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Closing the phosphorus-efficiency gap

(PhysOrg.com) -- Ways to reduce the costs of phosphorus fertiliser use on farms – critical for sustaining high agricultural production in many Australian farming systems – have been identified in a new suite of ...

dateNov 15, 2011 in Environment
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Air pollution model takes off

Australia’s capabilities in understanding the impact of air pollution have advanced with a new version of software that can predict the direction and concentration of odours and pollutants.

dateDec 03, 2008 in Environment
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