Billions of dollars are spent each year around the world, monitoring and attempting to control one of the most complex problems of our industrial world - photochemical smog.
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.
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.
Tails from the islands (1986)
Ornate Lobster, Panulirus ornatus, lobsters undertake a journey that takes them hundreds of kilometres across the Torres Strait to their breeding grounds in the Gulf of Papua.
What to do About CO2? (1984)
This program, presented by Jeffrey Watson, explores all the main aspects of the question: What is CO2? Why is it increasing? What effects will this have and what are the options for dealing with it?
Project Aquarius (1984)
This film records the progress of a bushfire research study to test the effectiveness of large aircraft in controlling bushfires by bombing them with water and fire retardants.
Plants in Action (1983)
We tend to think of plants as being essentially stationary incapable of movement other than that generated by the wind. But all plants do move as they grow and respond to aspects of their environment.