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The field team doing search and rescue training at Mt Cook Photo by Dave Alderson
15 September 2022

Science on the horizon at Scott Base

Picture this. The sun has returned after three months of darkness, auroras will be replaced with nacreous clouds, the average temperature is sitting at -32 deg C and excitement is building for summer. Welcome to spring at Scott B… Read More

Karissa Hyde
7 September 2022

Inside Job: Karissa Hyde

Meet Karissa Hyde CMEngNZ IntPE(NZ), a Construction Manager at Antarctica New Zealand working in Christchurch. Read More

Boxfish ROC under the sea ice at Cape Evans by Anthony Powell 2021
1 September 2022

Robots being used to survey Ross Sea seafloor

New Zealand's Antarctic scientists are using underwater robots to survey the seafloor of the Ross Sea. Through videos and specimens collected by the robots, they want to understand how climate change has impacted the marine ecosy… Read More

K882 Lily Pryor Rogers and Jack Massuger prepare to moor an instrument array which will monitor enviornmental conditions on the seafloor at Cape Evans Antarctica
31 August 2022

Robots race against climate change on seafloor

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. Underwater robots have been deployed to conduct ‘speed sampling’, cove… Read More

Minecraft
18 August 2022

Creating a new Scott Base, one Minecraft block at a time

Excitement is building in Timaru as construction work is set to begin on the $344 million Scott Base Redevelopment Rebuild. And that proved the foundation for a virtual initiative for hundreds of local students to create the base… Read More

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