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We aim to share and communicate our research, to benefit New Zealand and the international community. You can browse, filter by category or type, or search by keywords.

Deploying NZ oceanographic mooring equipment in the Ross Sea

Case Study: International cooperation and ocean monitoring in the Ross Sea

Authors: Antarctic Science Platform
Year Published: 2022
Document Type: Case Studies
Summary: The Antarctic Science Platform is collaborating across New Zealand and with other nations to share and deploy resources into Antarctica and the Southern Ocean.
Antarctic Treaty System NZ delegation

Case Study: Scientific Advice to International Antarctic Treaty Meetings

Authors: Antarctic Science Platform
Year Published: 2022
Document Type: Case Studies
Summary: New Zealand is one of 12 original signatories to the Antarctic Treaty (signed in 1959), and these annual international meetings are a key target for the Platform’s research data, findings and new understandings.
Colour our place kakariki green gallery 4

Highlights from ecosystems’ research 2021/22

Authors: Antarctic Science Platform
Year Published: 2022
Document Type: Update
Summary: A team of researchers are working to better understand what the future may hold for Ross Sea ecosystems, both on land and at sea. These are some highlights from 2021/22.
Sea ice in the Ross Sea

ASP publications 2021-2022

Year Published: 2022
Document Type: Papers, Update
Ownership: Antarctic Science Platform
Summary: Compiled ASP publications 21-22
Ice edge crack up with seal from helo

Antarctic Science Platform Submission on Te Ara Paerangi Future Pathways 2021 Green Paper

Authors: Nancy Bertler, Melissa Climo
Year Published: 2022
Document Type: Reports
Ownership: Antarctic Science Platform
Summary: A submission made to MBIE’s Te Ara Paerangi Future Pathways process, contributing to design of Aotearoa New Zealand’s future research, science and innovation system.
Figure 1 diverse and pristine Antarctic seafloor communities

Changes in the Ross Sea and the future of carbon storage

Authors: Miles Lamare, Vonda Cummings, Ian Hawes and Rowan Howard-Williams
Year Published: 2022
Document Type: Cold Call Articles
Ownership: Antarctic Science Platform
Summary: The Southern Ocean mops up anthropogenic CO2 emissions. But acting as a ‘sink’ for this excess heat and carbon dioxide is having an effect on the ocean and the ecosystems it supports.
Air flask collecting

The Southern Ocean carbon sink: Will it fill up?

Authors: Jocelyn Turnbull and Rowan Howard-Williams
Year Published: 2022
Document Type: Cold Call Articles
Ownership: Antarctic Science Platform
Summary: A key question for understanding future climate impacts is what drives the uptake of carbon into sinks, and how that might change. The Southern Ocean absorbs by far the most carbon dioxide of any region of the world.
Science in the field

New Zealand Antarctic Stakeholder Workshop 2022

Authors: Natasha Gardiner, Neil Gilbert, Daniela Liggett
Year Published: 2022
Document Type: Reports
Ownership: Antarctic Science Platform
Summary: Report of an Antarctic Science Platform Workshop held 3 December 2021 to bring together New Zealand’s Antarctic policy and decision-making community to explore the current state of Antarctic science-policy interactions and identify any potential new or improved ways of working.