The University of Canterbury has the most extensive network of field stations of any New Zealand university, ensuring that field-work opportunities for UC staff and students are maximised.
The Field Facilities Centre offers a wide range of services relating to student courses, research and activities at the University of Canterbury Field Stations. The Field Station Centre comprises the field laboratories at Cass, Hari Hari, Kaikoura and Westport.
College of Science research field facilities
- Birdlings Flat radars (Physics and Astronomy website)
- Cashmere Cavern (Department of Physics and Astronomy)
- Mount John Observatory (Physics and Astronomy website)
- Nigerian Montane Forest Project field station (School of Biological Sciences website)
Ngel Nyaki forest, Nigeria.
Other collaborative field stations and laboratories
- Scott Base (Antarctica) (Department of Physics and Astronomy)
- IceCube - South Pole Neutrino Detector - Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station