CSIRO
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

Castray Esplanade, Battery Point TAS, Australia
Established: 1916
https://www.csiro.au
Organisation type: Research/academic institution
Geographical scope: National
Member countries: Australia
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Organisation’s vision:

We're Australia's national science research agency. At CSIRO, we solve the greatest challenges using innovative science and technology.

Organisation’s mission:

Organisation’s objectives (if different from the Mission):

The Science and Industry Research Act 1949 defines our purpose and the functions we undertake for the benefit of Australia:

1. To carry out scientific research for any of the following purposes:
-Assisting Australian industry;
-Furthering the interests of the Australian community;
-Contributing to the achievement of Australian national objectives or the performance of the national and international responsibilities of the Commonwealth; and
-Any other purpose determined by the Minister;
2. To encourage or facilitate the application or utilisation of the results of such research.

Our secondary functions include international scientific liaison, training of research workers, publication of research results, technology transfer of other research, provision of scientific services and dissemination of information about science and technology.

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Activities

  • Conducting research and/or observations
  • Providing scientific advice for policy makers
  • Science coordination
CSIRO
has observer/participant/member status with
Global Ocean Ship-Based Hydrographic Investigations Program Global Ocean Ship-Based Hydrographic Investigations Program
CSIRO
has observer/participant/member status with
AusSeabed AusSeabed
CSIRO
has observer/participant/member status with
Global Ocean Observing System Global Ocean Observing System
CSIRO
collaborates with
Marine Biodiversity Observation Network Marine Biodiversity Observation Network
CSIRO
has observer/participant/member status with
Global Ocean Biodiversity Initiative Global Ocean Biodiversity Initiative
CSIRO
collaborates with
GEOAquaWatch GEOAquaWatch
CSIRO
has observer/participant/member status with
Group on Earth Observations Group on Earth Observations
CSIRO
has observer/participant/member status with
Committee on Earth Observation Satellites Committee on Earth Observation Satellites
CSIRO
has observer/participant/member status with
Integrated Marine Biosphere Research Integrated Marine Biosphere Research
CSIRO
has observer/participant/member status with
International Ocean Colour Coordinating Group International Ocean Colour Coordinating Group
CSIRO
has observer/participant/member status with
Indian Ocean Global Ocean Observing System Indian Ocean Global Ocean Observing System
CSIRO
collaborates with
Met Office Met Office
CSIRO
has observer/participant/member status with
Partnership for Observation of the Global Ocean Partnership for Observation of the Global Ocean
CSIRO
collaborates with
World Climate Research Programme World Climate Research Programme
CSIRO
provides data to
Southern Ocean Observing System Southern Ocean Observing System
CSIRO
collaborates with
Integrated Marine Observing System Integrated Marine Observing System