Science & technology

Science & technology

Science-informed initiatives, technology and innovation output, informing policy-making and practice, co-designing, co-producing and co-delivering new knowledge.

Mainstream and modern communications channels are being used to provide millions of Ethiopian farmers with vital climate information and agro-advisory services.
CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security
Cyclone Gita
25 November 2021
Tropical Cyclone (TC) Gita formed in early February 2018 and developed into a category 4 cyclone, affecting multiple countries in the Pacific region. Tonga was hardest-hit, incurring severe damage.
A new sensor for daily snow cover tracking could make winter a lot less challenging.
Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique
Sri Lankan institutions have been confronted with complicated and unexpected difficulties as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the rising vulnerability to environmental disasters and climate change. Their role has never been more critical.
United Nations Development Programme - Sri Lanka
Large amounts of data and new methods and technologies with which to analyze them. The new frontier of machine learning – a branch of artificial intelligence – at the service of climate studies, in research by the CMCC Foundation and Ca’ Foscari University .
Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici
Ferry heading to Sydney Circular Quay in thick bushfire smoke (2019)
Air quality forecasting improvements will be able to provide hourly and daily information on pollutants in the air to help fire and environmental authorities, and the community.
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
The recent eruption on La Palma, in the Canary Islands, has stimulated speculation that the volcano might collapse, creating a tsunami that would devastate the east coast of North and South America. But is such a scenario possible or likely?
Maui Now
Flash droughts are described as rapidly developing, unexpected periods of drought. These flash droughts can cause severe impacts to agricultural and ecological systems and cause ripple effects that extend even further.
University of Oklahoma