Taking pictures and filming on the ice


Through these small videos, we hope to give you a taste of what it is like to work and live at the Princess Elisabeth Station. We tried to cover a broad range of topics and uploaded parts of our archives to do so. We hope you'll like it.

  • Animals of Antarctica

    in Science

    Animals of Antarctica

    During their scientific expedition to the coast, Katherine Leonard and Alain Hubert shared some interesting anecdotes on their encounters with the locals.

  • Par-delà les banquises

    in Daily Life

    Par-delà les banquises

    "Par-delà les banquises", a movie directed by Dominique Kopp in the framework of the 2007-2008 International Polar Year, explores Antarctica and its paradoxes. The movie leads us through the…

  • Join the Meteorites Team on the Plateau

    in Science, Logistics

    Join the Meteorites Team on the Plateau

    Led by an expedition team from the Princess Elisabeth Station, the SAMBA crew with Steven Goderis (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) and Vinciane Debaille (Université Libre de Bruxelles), as well as…

  • Interview: Zorigto Namsaraev

    in Science

    Interview: Zorigto Namsaraev

    Zorigto Namsaraev is a microbiologist and works as a researcher-scientist at the Center for Protein Engineering at the University of Liège (Belgium). In the framework of the BELDIVA…

  • Interview: Irina Gorodetskaya

    in Science

    Interview: Irina Gorodetskaya

    Irina Gorodetskaya is a Post-doctoral Research Scientist at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium). In previous years, she was responsible for installing the instruments to be used at the Princess Elisabeth…

  • Interview: Alexander Mangold

    in Science

    Interview: Alexander Mangold

    After his first research trip at the Princess Elisabeth Station, two years ago, Alexander Mangold, of the Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium, is returning to Antarctica this year to install…

  • Interview: Vinciane Debaille

    in Science

    Interview: Vinciane Debaille

    Vinciane Debaille is a Research Associate at the Fonds National de la Recherche Scientifique (FNRS). This year, she will head to Antarctica to head the SAMBA project with her colleague…

  • Interview: Sanne Bosteels

    in Logistics

    Interview: Sanne Bosteels

    Sanne Bosteels is a field guide at the Belgian Army. As the only field guide to be sent south for the 2010-2011 season, he will be responsible for the safety…

  • Interview: Jean-Louis Tison

    in Science

    Interview: Jean-Louis Tison

    Jean- Louis Tison is a Glaciologist, and the Co-director of the Glaciological Laboratory of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (Université Libre de Bruxelles). This season will be…

  • Interview: Frank Pattyn

    in Science

    Interview: Frank Pattyn

    Frank Pattyn is a Glaciologist and Ice Sheet Modeler at the Glaciological Laboratory of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (Université Libre de Bruxelles). Travelling to Antarctica for…