project

AuScope


Provided by   NCRIS

Research Project

Brief description

AuScope is a world-class research infrastructure as a framework for understanding the structure, evolution and dynamic processes of the Australian continent in space and time. 

Full description

AuScope Limited is a non-profit company formed to facilitate the implementation of a world-class infrastructure system for earth science through the delivery of a range of technologies and capabilities in data acquisition, management, modelling and simulation across the geospatial and geoscience spectrum. AuScope was awarded $42.8 million in 2007 by the Australian Government under the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) as Capability 5.13, “Structure and Evolution of the Australian Continent”, which brings together 23 participants including CSIRO, Geoscience Australia, 11 universities, and state government agencies. In addition to its NCRIS funding, over $70 million in co-investment has been committed by the participants in AuScope.

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