Welcome to ICTAR

ICTAR is an international research centre based at the University of Waikato, New Zealand dedicated to understanding the Antarctic terrestrial environment. ICTAR aims to bring science to you the public so if you have anything you would like to know, if you would like to arrange a public talk within the Hamilton area please contact us.


Panorama of Scott Base. Click the image to see more Antarctic Panoramas


Antarctica New Zealand, who supports the New Zealand teams down on the ice and ICTAR through their partnership, runs three webcams at Scott Base. Check out whats happening on the ice right now, by clicking the logo below:


The Latest Projects Events People

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Find out what has been happening recently with the ICTAR team.


From microbiology on volcanic Mt Erebus, to fungi in the historic huts of Ross Island, find out all about ICTAR's projects.


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Meet the people that make up the ICTAR team.

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