Antarctic Research Unit
The University of Waikato Antarctic Research Unit serves to foster interdisciplinary
research within a single administrative School of Science and Engineering unit
and also serves to maintain continuity between successive annual Antarctic
Antarctic research is co-ordinated through Antarctica New Zealand (incorporating
the Ross Dependency Research Committee).
Applications are made annually in June and all expeditions form part of the
official New Zealand programme. Finance comes from a variety of sources and
is at present under review.
Each expedition produces a report, part of which is distributed by Antarctica
New Zealand. On occasions fuller reports (ISSN 0110 2192) are produced.