Bushfire basics: what you need to know
What are the key factors in how a bushfire behaves? And what can we do to influence them, and mitigate our chance of harm?
Check out the volcano cluster found by RV Investigator!
Video footage from Australia’s new ocean-going research vessel Investigator's discovery of extinct volcanoes off the coast of Sydney.
Volcanic discoveries create Sydney’s hottest new suburb
We’ve discovered Sydney's hottest new locale: a cluster of ancient volcanoes hidden 5km below the sea.
RV Investigator discovers a 50 million year old volcano cluster off the coast of Sydney
Australia’s new research vessel Investigator discovered extinct volcanoes likely to be 50 million years old, about 250 km off the coast of Sydney.
Walking With Dinosaurs: science recreates ancient past
130 million year old dinosaur prints, drones, lidar, low-flying aircrafts, and one awesome project to understand and preserve a spectacular Australian treasure.
Bright Spark saves lives: finding order in the chaos of bushfires
Australians are all-too-familiar with the tragedy that a bushfire can cause - the destruction of homes and the loss of lives. We've been studying bushfire behaviour for many decades and have developed a piece of software that simulates fire spread - Spark.
Understanding the Great Dying: does the secret to a past mass extinction lie in volcanic bubbles?
New research has revealed how volcanic bubbles gave a ride to deep magma metals, like nickel, which fuelled the fouling of the atmosphere during the largest mass extinction the world has ever seen.
Here are five questions about tropical cyclones that you need answered
On average, the Australian region experiences 13 cyclones a year.
Bushfires kill, but knowledge might make them less deadly
Our researchers have compiled 100 years of bushfire statistics to better understand the characteristics of Australia's summer bane.
Catching fire in a (big) bottle
Summer starts today – and it’s predicted to be a hot, dry one. Unfortunately, we all know what that means […]
Drought in store as El Niño’s western cousin to grow stronger
By Agus Santoso and Wenju Cai, CSIRO Over the past few months, a lot of attention has been paid to […]