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Partnerships and collaborations

CMAR is involved in the following colloborative projects.

Climate and Ocean

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Sea Level Rise
Our sea level research at CSIRO's Wealth from Oceans National Research Flagship and the Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre (ACE CRC) ...[more]


The Centre for Australian Weather and Climate Research
A partnership between the Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO leading Australia's climate change and weather research.

The Australian Community Climate Earth-System Simulator (ACCESS)
A coupled climate and earth system simulator to be developed as a joint initiative of the Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO in cooperation with the university community in Australia.


Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre
a partnership dedicated to sustainable management of Antarctic marine ecosystem resources and the study of atmospheric and oceanic processes of the Southern Ocean and their role in global and regional climate change.

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CO2 in the Southern Ocean
How ocean carbon levels influence climate and marine life

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Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS)
a nation-wide collaborative facility designed to observe the oceans around Australia


OzFlux is a network of micrometeorological flux stations located at various sites within Australia and New Zealand.

Marine Environment

North West Shelf Joint Environmental Management Study (NWSJEMS)
A recently completed project undertaken by CSIRO and the Western Australian Government.


Collaborative research project to monitor thermal stress and produce high-resolution now-casts of bleaching risk for the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea.

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UTAS-CSIRO Joint PhD Program in Quantitative Marine Science (QMS)
A Joint Program in marine science between the University of Tasmania and CSIRO, with a focus on graduating PhD students to work in areas of marine science that require highly developed quantitative skills.

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Western Australian Marine Science Institution (WAMSI)
Providing a better scientific understanding of the marine environment for the people of the State of Western Australia. A joint venture project involving 12 core parties.

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Strategic Research Fund for the Marine Environment
SRFME was a joint venture between the Western Australian State Government and CSIRO which was finalised in 2006.

Marine Climate Impacts & Adaptation: Preparing Australia's marine sector for climate variability and change in the marine environment.


Last updated 6/01/12