Taking pictures and filming on the ice

Picture Galleries

Every season, we publish pictures from Antarctica and we now have quite an archive available. You can follow the life of the Princess Elisabeth Station from its origins in Brussels until the present.

  • Climbing and Crevasse Training

    in Daily Life

    Climbing and Crevasse Training

    When in Antarctica, you need to know how to spot crevasses and how to get out of them. We call these "crevasse training". On Sundays, some of us also go…

  • Helicopters at Work

    in Science, Logistics

    Helicopters at Work

    The BGR scientists, who are investigating the geological history of the region during the formation and break-up of the Gondwana Supercontinent, came with two helicopters this year. We couldn't wait…

  • AWI Operations and Mobile Field Camp

    in Science, Logistics

    AWI Operations and Mobile Field Camp

    Scientists from the Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI) are in Crown Bay to do a geophysical survey using their newly equipped Basler plane. As Antarctic Operator, the International Polar Foundation provides…

  • Antarctic Landscapes & Scientists at Work

    in Science

    Antarctic Landscapes & Scientists at Work

    BGR Scientists are doing a geological survey to find signs of the Gondwana Supercontinent's formation and break-up in the rocks of Antarctica. Follow them during a survey and see some…

  • Helicopters in Antarctica

    in Science, Logistics

    Helicopters in Antarctica

    Our German scientists are using helicopters to do a geological air survey within the framewok of the BGR research project. The helicopters were transported on the Mary Arctica. Having helicopters…

  • In the Field with German Geologists

    in Science

    In the Field with German Geologists

    While waiting for the ship and their material, the German BGR team is taking advantage of the good weather to do some land surveys and plan their future air campaign…