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Using Earth observation to address climate change in South-East Asia

An initiative led by CSIRO and Geoscience Australia has supported Australian and South-East Asian scientists, students and innovators to build market interest for products and services that use Earth observation to address the impacts of climate change across South-East Asia.

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Introducing the Digital Atlas: Unlocking the Power of Location-Based Data

In an exciting step forward in how we access and use location data, the Digital Atlas of Australia beta was released to the public on 30 June 2023.

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A true partnership to improve position, navigation and timing services in Australia

What do precision agriculture, weather predictions and synchronising financial transactions all have in common?

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Australia retains energy export world leader status

Geoscience Australia’s most recent stocktake of the nation’s energy resources has reinforced Australia’s importance in the global energy supply chain.

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Yarragadee: the ‘geodetic supersite’ in the West Australian desert

Out in the West Australian desert at Yarragadee Geodetic Observatory station, Geoscience Australia scientists are shooting high-powered lasers at satellites flying thousands of kilometres overhead.

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New phase of disaster resilience program to strengthen community safety in PNG

Australia has extended its Technical Disaster Risk Reduction Program by a further three years to support the Government of Papua New Guinea to monitor, detect and respond to natural hazards and keep communities safe.

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Australia & New Zealand sign major contract with Inmarsat for new SouthPAN satellite service

Every major industry across Australia and New Zealand, from transport and construction to resources and agriculture, will gain positioning and navigation benefits from the Southern Positioning Augmentation Network’s (SouthPAN) new satellite service.

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Ground-breaking scientific drilling begins in western NSW

Ground-breaking scientific drilling has begun in western New South Wales, promising to offer valuable insights into the geological history of the region, as well as the changes that have shaped our continent.

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Unlocking the mineral potential of Australia

16 March 2023

With the release of new data and four new Mineral Potential Maps, the Australian Government is supporting exploration for minerals such as zinc and associated critical minerals including cobalt, gallium, and germanium for use in renewable technologies.

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Australia’s Lithium powering the global energy transition

7 March 2023

Australian minerals are powering the global energy transition, with lithium production at a record high, according to the Australia’s Identified Mineral Resources (AIMR) report.

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