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1297.0 - Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008  
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Contents >> Fields of Research >> DIVISION 02 PHYSICAL SCIENCES >> GROUP 0201 ASTRONOMICAL AND SPACE SCIENCES

This group covers astronomical sciences, including cosmology and space sciences.
This group has eleven fields:

    020101 Astrobiology
    020102 Astronomical and Space Instrumentation
    020103 Cosmology and Extragalactic Astronomy
    020104 Galactic Astronomy
    020105 General Relativity and Gravitational Waves
    020106 High Energy Astrophysics; Cosmic Rays
    020107 Mesospheric, Ionospheric and Magnetospheric Physics
    020108 Planetary Science (excl. Extraterrestrial Geology)
    020109 Space and Solar Physics
    020110 Stellar Astronomy and Planetary Systems
    020199 Astronomical and Space Sciences not elsewhere classified

    Exclusions:
    a) String theory is included in Group 0206 Quantum Physics.
    b) Tropospheric and stratospheric physics are included in Group 0401 Atmospheric Sciences.
    c) Extraterrestrial geology is included in Group 0403 Geology.
    d) Satellite and space vehicle design and testing is included in Group 0901 Aerospace Engineering.
    e) Remote sensing is included in Group 0909 Geomatic Engineering.
    f) Communications technologies using satellites are included in Group 1005 Communications Technologies.



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