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Aurora 2019 JONNY HARRISON
25 June 2019

The long, dark and very cold night: Antarctica in photographs

For six months of the year Antarctica doesn't see the sun. However, the sights are amazing — as shown in these photographs from Jonny Harrison who is spending his winter at Scott Base. Read More

Antarctic Science Conference
24 June 2019

Spotlight on Antarctic science

Over the next three days, Antarctic researchers from across the country will come together in Christchurch for the biennial New Zealand Antarctic Science Conference. This year’s theme is Our Future in Focus and the conference run… Read More

Christina and Chris onboard
24 June 2019

Climate secrets buried deep beneath the Southern Ocean

A Kiwi couple are on board a ship filled with international experts hoping to extract climate insights from below the seabed in the Southern Ocean. University of Otago paleoceanographer, Christina Riesselman and husband Chris Mo… Read More

ASP PR photo
18 June 2019

Millions of dollars for Antarctic research

The Antarctic Science Platform is thrilled to announce $26 million will be awarded to long-term Antarctic research projects. The projects are led by well-known researchers from multiple universities and research organisations acr… Read More

Opportunities
7 June 2019

Applications open for four three-year research fellowships

A warmer world, even one consistent with a Paris-Agreement target of 2ºC by 2100, will no doubt look very different from the one we experience today. Higher atmospheric and oceanic temperatures will be accompanied by higher sea l… Read More

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