New Zealand Antarctic Research Institute - Directors

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    Professor Craig Cary - Director

     

    A microbial ecologist turned molecular geneticist and a Professor in
    Biological Sciences at the University of Waikato, Craig’s research is
    focussed on microbial life in extreme environments. He has participated
    in 29 deep-sea expeditions to hydrothermal vents, and 12 seasons in
    Antarctica to study microbial life. He co-chairs the Antarctic Nearshore and
    Terrestrial Observing Systems (ANTOS) SCAR Expert Group. Craig’s work
    is highly published and is directly influencing management of human
    impacts in Antarctica.