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Antarctic Research Centre


The Antarctic Research Centre is one of a number of centres of research excellence within the Faculty of Science and reports directly to the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty. It is co-located within the School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences, with which it shares academic staff and facilities. It also contributes to both undergraduate and graduate teaching and supervision in the fields of sedimentology, glaciology, paleoclimatology and Antarctic affairs.

  • Climate from ice cores, including coastal cores from McMurdo Sound, and permafrost cores from the McMurdo Dry Valleys
  • Climate from sediment cores, for investigating climate from the time of the first ice sheets 34 million years ago
  • Glaciology, glacier and climate modelling of Southern Hemisphere mid-latitude and Antarctic glaciers

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