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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.
Fig 2 Drilling v2 only 3d GNS Science

June Update

Date: 2022
Type: Update
Authors: Antarctic Science Update
Summary: Monthly Antarctic Science Platform Update
Deployment of KIS-2B well pump

The search for answers in the ice

Date: 2022
Type: Update
Authors: NIWA
Summary: Jessica Rowley talks to three NIWA researchers trying to piece together what’s happening to the world’s largest ice shelf through their Antarctic Science Platform projects.
Sterechinus

April Update

Date: 2022
Type: Update
Authors: Antarctic Science Platform
Summary: Monthly Antarctic Science Platform Update

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