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HYDRANT-project in Utsteinen

HYDRANT (HYDRologic system of ANTarctica) is a project designed by Prof. Nicole van Lipzig from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KUL).The project aims to investigate the atmospheric part of the Antarctic hydrologic cycle from moisture evaporation and cloud formation to snowfall.Dr. Irina Gorodetskaya, HYDRANT's project main scientist, is in charge of setting up instruments to be used for the project at the Princess Elisabeth Station.Where the set-up of the instruments hapened during BELARE 2008-2009, this season's BELARE 2009-2010 will see the installation of an antenna to allow data to be sent to Europe in real time.

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