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45 million years from VUW MR

Scientists chart 45 million years of Antarctic temperature change

Date: 2022
Authors: Victoria University / 1News
Summary: New study shows 'very clear and direct response' of Antarctic temperatures to changing carbon dioxide levels.
Boxfish ROV under the sea ice at Cape Evans by Anthony Powell 2021

Robots race against climate change on seafloor

Date: 2022
Type: Press Release
Summary: New Zealand’s Antarctic scientists are racing to document life on the seafloor in the Ross Sea before ecosystems change, possibly forever, as the world warms. It comes as scientists gather in Wellington for the Antarctic Science Platform's hui.
Antarctic Treaty System NZ delegation

Case Study: Scientific advice to international Antarctic Treaty meetings

Date: 2022
Type: Update
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.
Deploying NZ oceanographic mooring equipment in the Ross Sea

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

Date: 2022
Type: Update
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.
Fish below the platelet layer

Case Study: Bespoke technology is advancing Antarctic research

Date: 2022
Type: Update
Summary: The long-term perspective of the Antarctic Science Platform has afforded research partners the certainty to invest in new equipment.
Sampling soils for microbiological analyses in Victoria Valley.

Case Study: Machine learning-assisted meta-analysis of biological research in Antarctica

Date: 2022
Type: Update
Summary: To understand what Antarctic ecosystems may look like in a warming world, it’s critical to first comprehensively understand the current-day biodiversity and biogeography.
Under the sea ice

Highlights from ecosystems’ research 2021/22

Date: 2022
Type: Update
Authors: Antarctic Science Platform
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.
Waikato University professors image from Waikato Uni website

Three new professors announced

Date: 2022
Type: Press Release
Authors: University of Waikato
Summary: Vice-Chancellor, Professor Neil Quigley today shared the appointment of some distinguished academic staff to the role of Professor.

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