December 4, 2012 in Pictures
The Princess Elisabeth Antarctica team prepare for a two week expedition to the Antarctic coast, for the IceCon and Be:Wise scientific projects. Reinhard Drews, who is in charge of Be:Wise, has been interviewed here, while Alain Hubert has provided an update on the imminent departure.
ALCI's Basler plane, after landing at Princess Elisabeth Antarctica's airstrip, is situated 2km west of the station.
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The BELARE 2012-2013 team unloading 1800kg of cargo from the plane.
Princess Elisabeth Antarctica team meeting with scientists following their arrival.
Karel Moermans, electric system engineer, programming a new VHF radio for field expedition.
Doctor Jacques Richon and field guide Raphaël Richard preparing medical field safety kit in doctor's cabinet.
Cook Max Bourguignon serving a nice plate of his secret italian recipe to Jacques Touchette.
Front view of Princess Elisabeth Antarctica with field containers ready to be brought to the Derwael Ice Rise.
Mechanic Walter Cumps carrying out maintenance work on skidoos.
Jean-Louis Tison and Bryn Hubbard testing the new ice drill before leaving for the coast.
Crevasse training with BELARE 2012-2013 scientists before they leave for the IceCon/Be:Wise scientific fieldtrip
Inside Out: The view from inside a crevasse
Installation of a GPS on the Seal nunatak for the IceCon science project. The solar panels will power batteries so the GPS to be able to keep sending data during the harsh Antarctic winter.
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