CSIRO Medals 1988 – Dr Ken McCracken
Kenneth McCracken (CSIRO Office of Space Science and Applications). For leadership in space activities in Australia and for achievement in […]
CSIRO Medals 1988 – John Brooks
John Brooks (CSIRO Radiophysics). For leadership of the Australia Telescope team.
CSIRO Medals 1988 – Dr Graeme Pearman
Graeme Pearman (CSIRO Atmospheric Research). For his work in global atmospheric chemistry and the Greenhouse Effect.
Mysteries of the Leeuwin (1988)
This documentary examines the nature and impact of the Leeuwin Current, the great surge of warm water which travels down the coast of Western Australia and into the Bight each winter. It is the only current off the western edge of the continent that carries warm water to the poles.
Connections: 4 – Interview with Dr Keith Boardman (1987)
Interview with Dr Keith Boardman, Chief Executive Officer, CSIRO.
Applying Organic Chemistry (1987)
For 50 years, CSIRO has been engaged in research into organic chemistry. Over that period, the Division of Applied Organic Chemistry has accumulated a vast store of information and understanding in this field.
Australia in Space (1987)
In the nineteen sixties, Australia became one of the first countries to design, build and launch a satellite, and was a major partner in British and European space programs. Twenty years later, Australia has once again developed the technological capacity to be 'space qualified'.
microBRIAN is a powerful yet inexpensive, flexible package for the analysis of remote sensing data using a micro-computer system.
To Tag a Shark (1986)
Shark, commonly known as flake, is a widely accepted seafood. It comes from several species of cold water shark. But in the tropical waters north of Australia, there''s another shark fishing industry. Here, Taiwanese and Australian fishermen have been catching the Blacktip shark.