NIWA scientists en route to Antartica

NIWA’s flagship research vessel Tangaroa has departed for a six-week voyage to Antarctica, where NIWA scientists will be undertaking one of the few full scientific undertakings on the continent since the global outbreak of COVID-19.

Voyage leader and fisheries scientist Dr Richard O’Driscoll spoke to The Weekend as his team were busy prepping for their long journey to the only continent without the coronavirus.

NIWA scientists en route to Antartica
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