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.

  • 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

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    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…

  • Helicopters in Antarctica

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    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…

  • Team Change at PEA

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    Team Change at PEA

    Better weather returned to Utsteinen, allowing the Basler DC-3 to land, bringing new team members to the station. Among the new faces are scientists and a few IPF staff members.…

  • Weather Sets the Pace

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    Weather Sets the Pace

    Activities carry on at Princess Elisabeth Antarctica in difficult weather conditions. The team now prepares to offload the Mary Arctica at Crown Bay and to welcome the team of German…

  • Glaciology Campaign at the Coast

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    Glaciology Campaign at the Coast

    Follow Dr. Katherine Leonard and the team on their two weeks' campaign at the coast to take ocean depth measurements. Between December 2nd and 8th, the team led by Alain…

  • Loading the Mary Arctica in Zeebrugge

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    Loading the Mary Arctica in Zeebrugge

    On November 19th, the Mary Arctica left Zeebrugge for Antarctica with a stop in Cape Town. The ship was loaded by specialists from the Belgian Army with all the heavy…