Research Groups and Support Teams

The Byrd Polar & Climate Research Center currently has ten research groups, along with a Library, Archival Program, and the Polar Rock Repository. Select a research group to view more information about that group and to visit their website.

  • The Polar Rock Repository is the only facility of its kind in the United States, the PRR houses rock sample collections from Antarctica obtained by U.S. scientists over the past 60+ years. The samples, of which there are more than 42,000, are available for use by researchers, educators, and museums.