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News from Antarctica

Interested in what's happening down at Princess Elisabeth? News from the field are posted here regularily to keep you updated about what is going on during the various seasons.

  • Birgit Fremault (FEB) - © International Polar Foundation

    in Interviews

    Interview: Birgit Fremault (FEB)

    The International Polar Foundation is publishing a series of four interviews with some of the guests having attended the Princess Elisabeth Station's inauguration in Antarctica mid-February. How was it to…

  • Jérôme Sandron (Dexia) - © International Polar Foundation

    in Interviews

    Interview: Jérôme Sandron (Dexia)

    The International Polar Foundation is publishing a series of four interviews with some of the guests having attended the Princess Elisabeth Station's inauguration in Antarctica mid-February. How was it to…

  • Annick Van Overstraeten - © International Polar Foundation

    in Interviews

    Interview: Annick Van Overstraeten (Quick)

    The International Polar Foundation is publishing a series of 4 interviews with some of the guests having attended the Princess Elisabeth Station's inauguration in Antarctica mid-February. How was it to see…

  • Wim Tellier, photographer, Thierry Touchais, Executive Director of IPF, and Daniel Desmet, Asteria Expeditions - © International Polar Foundation

    in Daily Life

    Protect 7-7 in Antwerp

    Protect 7-7, a unique photography exhibit, was held on the 7th continent in January 2009. Wim Tellier, the author of this exhibit, chose the "Gedempte Zuiderdokken" in Antwerp to unfold on…

  • Belgian Delegation at the ATCM: Princess Elisabeth Station Conference - © International Polar Foundation

    in Education

    Princess Elisabeth Station at ATCM in Baltimore

    During the 32nd Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting (ATCM) and 50th anniversary celebration in Baltimore, Maryland (USA), the Belgian minister in charge of Economy and Administrative Simplification, Mr. Vincent Van Quickenborne,…

  • Hélène Grandjean filming at the station's doorsteps - © International Polar Foundation

    in Interviews

    Interview: Hélène Grandjean (Laborelec)

    The International Polar Foundation is publishing a series of 4 interviews with some of the guests having attended the Princess Elisabeth Station's inauguration in Antarctica mid-February. How was it to see…

  • Roof-top solar pannels - © International Polar Foundation

    in Daily Life

    Live from Antarctica: Monday February 23

    The Neumayer weather forecaster had been sending us meteorological forecast maps which showed a perfectly circular cyclone with tightly drawn isobars indicating high wind speeds about to make landfall in…