Welcome to Gateway Antarctica
Gateway Antarctica is the centre for Antarctic studies and research at the University of Canterbury. Gateway Antarctica 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.
| Daniel Price, studying towards a PhD in Antarctic Studies
Announcements and Events
Last chance to manage continental invasion (14 January 2014)
Antarctica was protected from human contact until about a century ago but the threat of biological invasions continues to grow, visiting UK researcher to UC says.
Rise in sea level from polar melt a serious issue (19 September 2013)
The likely sea level rise from melting polar ice needs to be seriously considered in the rebuild of Christchurch, a University of Canterbury (UC) expert says.
Past to shed light on Antarctic weather patterns (12 August 2013)
To better predict future Antarctic weather trends, a University of Canterbury researcher is seeking to understand the polar region's past icy conditions.