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  1. Wind Blows Over Base Camp

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    After having witnessed perpetual sunlight, Antarctica is now showing its true nature. The time has come for a good storm. When the wind blows, snow gets in through the slightest crack, making the…

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    • Storm

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      The scientists, who were supposed to arrive in Utsteinen on January 27th, ended up arriving later than expected due to the bad weather. The weather conditions in Utsteinen have brought serious trouble…

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      • Princess Elisabeth Station Mock-Up: Assembling the Ventilation System

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        A scaled mock-up of the Princess Elisabeth station's technical core was built at Laborelec (research centre of the group GDF SUEZ) in Linkebeek. For the past three and a half months, the technical…

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        • 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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          • Interview: Zorigto Namsaraev

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            Zorigto Namsaraev is a microbiologist and works as a researcher-scientist at the Center for Protein Engineering at the University of Liège (Belgium). In the framework of the BELDIVA project,…

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            • The Utsteinen Windscoop

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              For those who don't know, a windscoop is a special kind of ice configuration created by the action of the wind brushing up against the landscape. It's basically a bowl-like depression in…

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              • Interview: Vinciane Debaille

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                Vinciane Debaille is a Research Associate at the Fonds National de la Recherche Scientifique (FNRS). This year, she will head to Antarctica to head the SAMBA project with her colleague Steven Goderis…

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                • Unloading the Ivan Papanin Ship

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                  From Cape Town, South Africa, the Ivan Papanin, a Russian ship, reached the coast of Crown Bay on December 21st, 2008. Aboard the ship were building materials, technical equipment and some pieces…

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                  • Arrival at Utsteinen

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                    The BELARE 2008-2009 expedition has now truly begun. The footage in this short movie was filmed upon arriving at Utsteinen. Alain Hubert opens the station's front door for the first time in eight…

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                    • The Construction of the Princess Elisabeth Station

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                      This video goes over the different steps of the construction of the Princess Elisabeth Station. The International Polar Foundation would like to thank MDW Productions for making this movie in a very…

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                      • Interview: Sanne Bosteels

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                        Sanne Bosteels is a field guide at the Belgian Army. As the only field guide to be sent south for the 2010-2011 season, he will be responsible for the safety of outgoing expeditions. In this video,…

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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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