Click on any of the names below for
a full information page about each research station.
Do Science in Antarctica?
and frozen all year, Antarctica is arguably the most untouched and
undisturbed region on the planet. Science in Antarctica offers many
advantages over anywhere else on earth. For example:
has the cleanest air in the world allowing air quality monitoring
with a reliable baseline.
is the darkest place on earth, an ideal setting for astronomical
the bottom of the food chain allows scientists to better understand
environmental impacts on humans.
has no borders, allowing research findings to be freely available
to everyone. Also many projects are internationally coordinated
and supported without any 'home turf' issues.