This summer, nearly one thousand kilometres from Scott Base across the world’s largest ice shelf, a team of Kiwi researchers plunged to new depths.
The team used hot water to drill 600 metres though the Ross Ice Shelf, at an are… Read More
“One of the biggest, most urgent questions is how Antarctica is responding to climate change, and what are its impacts on humanity”.
Professor Tim Naish, from Victoria University of Wellington, isn’t one to shy away from the big … Read More
It’s the driest, coldest, windiest, place on Earth ... yet millions of critters still flourish in Antarctica. And now, thanks to 10 million dollars of multi-year funding, we’re going to know more about them and how they’ll adapt … Read More
One hundred thousand dollars has been awarded to six new Antarctic science projects. The grants have been funded by the Antarctic Science Platform, and are for early career researchers and the interpretation of existing data.
Si… Read More
The Antarctic Science Platform is delighted to announce a new addition to its leadership team, internationally renowned Antarctic scientist, Professor Tim Naish.
The Victoria University of Wellington Professor will look after a … Read More
An expedition to study the ocean around Antarctica and its impact on climate change has been given the green light.
‘Antarctic ocean mechanics: past, present and future' is a six year programme that will be led by the National … Read More