Our research

Our programs deliver the research, data and expertise needed for credible decision-making and planning for a healthy future for NSW and its environment.

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Key areas

We focus on 5 key areas.

Climate change

We deliver the science to understand and adapt to the impacts of climate change on NSW.

Community

We engage the community to help deliver environmental outcomes, encourage environmental responsibility and provide relevant and timely information and data.

Land and biodiversity

We deliver the science to help conserve native plants and animals across NSW.

Pollution

We deliver the science and monitor pollutants to reduce the risk of harm to the people and environment of NSW and protect, restore and enhance environmental health.

Water

We deliver the science to protect, monitor and enhance NSW freshwater and marine environments.

Programs

Research and monitoring programs include: