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  • Stephen Bracke gets a hand from engineer Johnny Gaelens as he takes measurements of Earth's magnetic field in the shelter the station team set up this season for the GEOMAG project. - © International Polar Foundation / Alain Hubert

    A successful season for the GEOMAG project

    With Earth’s magnetic poles in the Polar Regions, Antarctica is an interesting place to study the planet’s magnetic field. Stephan Bracke from the Belgian Royal Meteorological…

  • Princess Elisabeth Antarctica at twilight. There is no more 24-hour daylight at the end of the summer research season in Antarctica. - © International Polar Foundation / Alain Hubert

    Last day at station for BELARE 10 team

    Today the BELARE 10 team closes the station for the winter and starts the journey back to Belgium. Over the past week, everyone has been busy finishing up their work for…

  • The Princess Elisabeth team takes a short break to take a group photo. - © International Polar Foundation

    Ten days left before the end of the season

    BELARE 10 leader Alain Hubert recounts finishing the technical facilities and garage ahead of schedule, and thanks the team who has made everything possible.

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