Chile’s research projects in Antartica

Posted on March 31, 2011 • Filed under: Antartica, Chile

Antarctica gradually reveals its mysteries. The once was a continent now inaccessible to us as one of the most prolific sources of research results in terms of new plants and animals that can influence the development of science and technology of the future. Chile, which by its geographical position is one of the main gateways to Antarctica, has become one of the main drivers of Antarctic research.. “Our scientific interest has four main lines of research: a national interest, another for the obligations of Chile as part of the concert world bases its economy on exports, contributing to global knowledge and to meet the challenges of change climate, “says José Retana, director of the Chilean Antarctic Institute (INACH) . Read Article

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