Welcome to Antarctic Soils

The Antarctic Soils project has been running since 1990 with a variety of different parts to the project. Recent parts to the project include: soil mapping in the Wright Valley, rates of recovery of soils following human disturbances and soil characterisation and soil landscape relationships in the Beardmore Glacier Region of Antarctica.

Mission Personnel Technology Environment


Find out about the mission: Antarctic soils - characterisation and vulnerability to changes


Meet the scientists researching Antarctic Soils


Find out about the special technology required when working in the extreme environments of Antarctica.


From Scott Base, to the Dry Valleys, find out about the extreme environments of Antarctica.

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