Photo: Philip O'Brien, Geoscience Australia
The Antarctic continent and its surrounding sea floor have been shaped into their present form by glacial and tectonic processes. Understanding these processes and their interconnectedness provides valuable clues to Antarctica's geological, geomorphological and climate past, from which predictions for the future can be made.
Much of the research in this area is currently conducted through or in collaboration with Geoscience Australia. Other collaborators include Macquarie University, Australian National University and the University of Tasmania.
View a list of current Antarctic geoscience research projects.
Metadata for Geosciences are held at the Australian Antarctic Data Centre.
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