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Research Group Leader, CSIRO

Paul Krummel is the Research Group Leader of the Atmospheric Composition and Chemistry group with CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere - Climate Science Centre. He is a co-Principal Investigator of the international Advanced Global Atmospheric Gases Experiment (AGAGE). He has been a lead scientist within the Cape Grim Baseline Air pollution Station program since 2004, with responsibilities for the measurement and analysis of carbon dioxide (CO2), non-CO2 greenhouse gases and ozone depleting substances. He specializes in the analysis and research into atmospheric trace species relating to global trends, seasonal cycles, growth rates and emissions of greenhouse and ozone depleting gases. On an annual basis he provides Antarctic ozone “hole” alert information to stakeholders and the public. He is a co-author on more than 100 peer-reviewed research papers in atmospheric chemistry and processes.


  • 1990–present
    Senior Project Scientist, CSIRO Oceans & Atmosphere


  • 1999 
    Monash University, Master of Science by Research
  • 1989 
    Queensland University of Technology, Bachelor of Applied Science

Research Areas

  • Climate Change Processes (040104)
  • Atmospheric Sciences Not Elsewhere Classified (040199)


Member of the World Meteorologocal Organisation/Global Atmosphere Watch Scientific Advisory Group for Greenhouse Gases