Welcome to Gateway Antarctica
Gateway Antarctica is the Centre for Antarctic Studies and Research at the University of Canterbury. The Centre plays a leading role in the quest for knowledge in a diverse range of national and international Antarctic research projects. This includes areas such as engineering in extreme environments, Antarctica as driver of (and responder to) climate change, connections between Antarctica and New Zealand, and human influences in and on Antarctica.
UC marine scientists come to aid of lost Orca calf
5 August 2016 A baby orca separated from its family is the focus of a rescue mission uniting University of Canterbury marine scientists, DOC staff and locals near Tauranga. (read article)
Announcements and Events:
- Check out ANTA101 Antarctica, online summer course starting November
Postgraduate Research Opportunities
Free series of talks hosted by Gateway Antarctica. Last Wednesday of the month.