Steve Morton


Dr. Steve Morton is an Honorary Professorial Fellow with Charles Darwin University. He is an ecologist who studied at the Universities of Melbourne, California, and Sydney. He joined CSIRO in Alice Springs in 1984 to work in the desert environment that has long been his focus. From 2000 until 2010, based in Canberra and Melbourne, he helped lead CSIRO as Chief of Division and Executive Team member.

Author's Books

Australian Deserts

Ecology and Landscapes


Ten Commitments Revisited

Securing Australia’s Future Environment


Desert Lake

Art, Science and Stories from Paruku