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John Cottle headshot
16 December 2019

Our new rock-star Professor

He has carved an internationally renowned career focusing on earth sciences, and now Professor John Cottle, from the University of California Santa Barbara, is coming home. Antarctica New Zealand is thrilled to announce that Pro… Read More

Ross island website
5 December 2019

Tsunami report for Scott Base

An earthquake originating in Mexico could be the most likely cause of a tsunami that would impact New Zealand’s presence in Antarctica, a study shows. Antarctica New Zealand commissioned a tsunami hazard study to inform the plan… Read More

Dry Valleys and scientist
4 December 2019

NZ scientists to probe climate threat frozen underground- Jamie Morton NZ Herald

Jamie Morton reports on Antarctic permafrost and its role in emitting greenhouse gasses. Read More

Tim Naish
2 December 2019

Antarctica to London

“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

Erebus Koru, Dan Poulton
28 November 2019

Scott Base remembers

Today at 12.49pm scientists, former police officers and Antarctica New Zealand staff remembered the 257 people who lost their lives in the Erebus crash. To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the tragedy a small ceremony was hel… Read More

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