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  1. Hauling the Equipment in From the Coast

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    The equipment load necessary to build the station was carried to the base camp, over almost 200 km, using three "Prinoth" tractors and eight sledges. In total, it took the team 18 traverses…

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    • Have scientists discovered a new meteorite impact site in Antarctica?

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      Researchers from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) in Germany, discovered a possible meteorite impact site during an aerial geological survey mission…

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      • Helicopters: unloading and first flight

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        Helicopters at Princess Elisabeth: a first! After the unloading, rotors are mounted and engines are checked before the first take off. One of the pilots is also explaining the conditions the machines…

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        • How well can you prepare for the dangers of Antarctica?

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          Antarctica is a beautiful place, but it can be very dangerous if you’re not careful. Even a minor accident can be serious, because there are no ambulances to come pick you up when you’re…

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          • Iceberg Calving Explained

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            While examining satellite sea ice data, Nighat Amin of the International Polar Foundation spotted that a 70 km2 iceberg had calved off the tip of the King Baudouin Ice Shelf in late January. We interviewed…

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            • Inauguration of the Princess Elisabeth Station: Arrival of the Guests in Utsteinen

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              Guests who arrived to attend the inauguration of the Princess Elisabeth station were welcomed by the shining sun. With such nice weather, the inauguration ceremony was moved from 6:00 P.M. to 1:00…

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              • InBev-Baillet Latour Fellowship

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                Since 2008, the €150,000 InBev-Baillet Latour Antarctica Fellowship has provided young scientists with the opportunity to conduct research in East Antarctica operating out of the Princess Elisabeth…

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                • Inside the station

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                  Inside the Station will take you on an interactive journey inside the legendary Princess Elisabeth Antarctica, the world’s first zero emission polar research station. People of all ages will…

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                  • Installing VHF Antennae and Repeaters

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                    In order to have communications between the station and teams in the field using VHF radio, repeaters and antennae have to be installed at critical locations (route to coast, route to plateau, airstrip).…

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                    • International Polar Foundation: Past, Present, Future

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                    • Interview: Alexander Mangold

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                      After his first research trip at the Princess Elisabeth Station, two years ago, Alexander Mangold, of the Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium, is returning to Antarctica this year to install…

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                      • Interview: Frank Pattyn

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                        Frank Pattyn is a Glaciologist and Ice Sheet Modeler at the Glaciological Laboratory of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (Université Libre de Bruxelles). Travelling to Antarctica…

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