Antarctica

NIWA scientists have worked for many years on Antarctic atmospheric processes and aquatic ecosystems.

Antarctica

NIWA scientists have worked for many years on Antarctic atmospheric processes and aquatic ecosystems.

Our research vessel RV Tangaroa also supplies logistical support for scientific studies and hydrographic surveys in the Southern Ocean.

Read about the wide-ranging research that NIWA scientists lead and contribute to in Antarctica.
View key NIWA staff involved in our Antarctica research programmes.
Read the latest news about our Antarctic research and voyages.
The Ross Sea region of Antarctica is one of the most untouched environments in the world. The region is teeming with unique marine life and unbroken food chains that are vital to the future of the Antarctic ecosystem.