1. Toyota Hiluxes at Princess Elisabeth Antarctica


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    Arrival of the Toyota Hiluxes at Utsteinen. We are so happy to have those available at Princess ELisabeth Antarctica to support scientists for the rest of the 2014-2015 season and beyond. These are…

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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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      • A successful season for Jan Lenaerts


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        Jan Lenaerts, the 2014 Inbev-Baillet Latour laureate is really happy with the work he was able to accomplish during the 2014-2015 BELARE expedition and with the support he got from the team. Jan…

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        • OP0LE Princess Elisabeth Station Antarctica. From dxnews.com


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          ON5TN and ON1EN will be active from Princess Elisabeth Station, Antarctica until end of February 2015 as OP0LE. http://dxnews.com/op0le-princess-elisabeth-station-antarctica/

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          • Stormy Weekend in Antarctica


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            A bad storm hit Utsteinen last weekend. It hit the station on Saturday: here is a quick glimpse of how it looks and feels like.

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            • Drilling and radar measurements at the coast


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              We followed the IceCon crew during their expedition in November and December. ULB glaciologists Jean Louis Tison and Frank Pattyn took the time to explain their research, what glaciology can teach…

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              • First drone flies over Utsteinen


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                Our electrical engineer, Karel Moerman, brought a drone with him to Antarctica this year. We've taken aerial images of the station from an ultra light aircraft before, but this is the first time…

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                • Belgian Scientists Back in Belgium


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                  After spending over a month in Antarctica, the first group of scientists and crew members left the Princess Elisabeth station and headed back to Belgium in time to spend Christmas with their families.…

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                  • A lot of penguins and a massive leopard seal


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                    For the third year in a row, Alain Hubert visited the emperor penguin colony he confirmed the existence of two years ago. While counting the adult penguins and chicks in order to estimate the size…

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                    • First goodbyes at Princess Elisabeth Antarctica


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                      After spending nearly two months at the station, the first group of scientists and teacher Roger Radoux left for Novo. It's always an emotional moment for the team who stay and the end of a great…

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