The Polar Rock Repository, located at the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center, provides rock samples for research, education, and museum use under a no-cost loan program.
Search by moving to a region on an interactive map of Antarctica, then using criteria to narrow the results.
Search by entering keywords, then viewing results in table format. Results may be downloaded into a spreadsheet.
- Destructive techniques are permitted on loaned research samples.
- Samples may be requested by using the "Add to Shopping Cart" button.
- Magnetic susceptibility metadata are available for >20,000 samples.