December 5, 2013 in Pictures
Among the various instruments to be installed in the field during the BELARE 2013-2014 is a new GPS station. It will be used by the IceCon project to better understand ice dynamics.
Nicolas Bergeot preparing scientific equipment for the expedition.
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En route for the Seal Nunatak to check the GPS installed during last season.
The GPS atop the Seal Nunatak.
On our way, we pass by the abandoned Asuka Station.
The Seal Nunatak has its own windscoop. Antarctic winds are talented artists!
Heading to the Antarctic Plateau to install the new GPS station.
Checking the load on the way. Solar panels and wind turbines will provide energy for the GPS station.
Mounting a battery pack and solar panels on the rock.
Nicolas Bergeot is making sure everything is working correctly.
General view of the site.
Christophe Berclaz and Nicolas fixing the GPS antenna.
On the way back to the station.
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