Taking pictures and filming on the ice

Pictures and Videos

We hope that these videos and picture galleries will give you a feeling of what it is like to live and work in Antarctica. You will also find a lot of material related to the construction of the station.

Latest Pictures

  • Many of the scientific instruments need to be removed from the roof of the station in order to keep them from being damaged by the rough winter conditions. Here Henri removes the Brewer Ozone-Sperctrophotometer from the Royal Meteorological Institute so it can be carefully stored until next season of data collection.
 - © International Polar Foundation

    Preparations for Departure

    The BELARE team has bene very busy preparing the Princess Elisabeth Antarctica for overwintering while they pack up for the trip home. The station's solar panels have been covered…

  • Preben Van Overmeiren and Alexis Merlaud are getting ready to use their special drill to collect samples of packed snow at different depths. - © International Polar Foundation

    Traverse for the CHASE and CLIMB projects

    Before his departure in mid-January, Preben Van Omeirmen from Ghent University went on a field expedition to the Antarctic Plateau and the coast to retrieve sampling devices and samples for…

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