CSIRO at Sea
50 Years of Marine ScienceEdited by:
The story of what was the CSIRO Divisions of Fisheries and Oceanography traced through members of staff.
CSIRO went to sea in 1936, when it established a Fisheries Investigation Section. The story of what became the CSIRO Divisions of Fisheries and Oceanography is traced through articles written by some 30 past and present members of staff. + Full description
They draw a vivid picture of the early years of marine science in Australia. Fascinating reading not only for marine scientists, but also for all those who wonder what lies out beyond the breakers on Australia's shores.- Short description