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Rory project
8 April 2020

"Positive mindset, optimisim and a bottomless pit of patience and tolerance"

Rory O'Connor talks to the project about life at Scott Base during the Covid-19 pandemic and how they handle 13 months of isolation on ice. Read More

Rory O Connor
7 April 2020

Jigsaws and curiosity: An insight into coping in coronavirus lockdown from the most isolated place on earth

When the South Pole is a closer neighbour than the head office in Christchurch, you know you are in a remote and isolated place. 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

Nick Golledge
30 October 2019

Associate Professor Nick Golledge awarded 2019 Hill Tinsley Medal

Congratulations to Nick Golledge, who has been awarded the 2019 Hill Tinsley Medal for his ice sheet modelling research. Nick manages and facilitates the Antarctic Science Platform modelling hub. Read More

National Insitute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA)
29 August 2019

National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) PhD Scholarship

The Southern Ocean helps regulate the Earth’s climate system and supports unique and biodiverse ecosystems. The microbial communities of the Southern Ocean - bacteria, phytoplankton, and microzooplankton - are the foundation of A… Read More

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3 July 2019

Dramatic loss in Antarctic sea ice concerns NASA

NASA scientists are concerned about a dramatic fall in the extent of sea ice around Antarctica. The frozen area circling the continent has plunged from a record high to a record low in just three years. (Newshub) Read More

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