Keep up to date with the latest news from the Antarctic Research Centre.

  • Left: Map of IODP sites. Right: Rob McKay on board the JOIDES Resolution in 2010.

    Plumbing the depths of Zealandia’s ocean

    One of the world's top scientific research ships will next week start a series of expeditions in the seas around New Zealand probing some of the twenty-first century's big earth science questions.

  • Crack forming in ice shelf

    Trillion-tonne iceberg breaks off Antarctica

    A one-trillion-tonne iceberg has broken away from Antarctica and is now adrift in the Weddell Sea. Victoria’s Antarctic Research Centre, Associate Professor's Andrew Mackintosh and Nancy Bertler, comment on the science behind the event.

  • Nancy Bertler

    Database holds Earth’s 2,000 year climate history

    Climate scientists will be able to more accurately study Earth’s temperature changes, thanks to a global database compiled with the help of a Victoria University of Wellington and GNS Science researcher.