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Corporate entry CSIRO Division of Fisheries and Oceanography (1956 - 1981)

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

From
1956
Cronulla, New South Wales, Australia
To
1981
Functions
Fisheries Research or Regulation, Marine Science and Industrial or scientific research
Reference No
CA 7837
Legal Status
Agency of the Commonwealth of Australia
Location
Cronulla, New South Wales

Summary

The Division of Fisheries and Oceanography was formed in 1956, after the Division of Fisheries changed its name in order to incorporate Oceanography. In 1981 it was decided to separate the Fisheries and Oceanography components of the Division, each becoming a separate Division.

Timeline

 c. 1937 - 1939 CSIRO Fisheries Investigations Section
       1939 - 1956 CSIRO Division of Fisheries
             1956 - 1981 CSIRO Division of Fisheries and Oceanography
                   1981 - 1988 CSIRO Division of Fisheries Research
                   1981 - 1997 CSIRO Division of Oceanography
                         1988 - 1997 CSIRO Division of Fisheries
                         1997 - 2005 CSIRO Marine Research
                               1997 - 2005 CSIRO Marine Research

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Published resources

Books

  • Historical Directory of Council for Scientific and Industrial Research and Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, 1926-1976, CSIRO, Canberra, 1978, 101 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • Austin, R. H., 'History of CSIRO Division of Fisheries and Oceanography', Australian and Marine Science Bulletin, vol. 74, 1981, pp. 8-10. Details

Online Resources

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