This week at Mawson

22 June 2012 All on one page
An expeditioner opening the sampler door to inspect the filter Mawson's ARPANSA Radionuclide Station nearing completion, anemometer cups go flying and what happened to the hydrogen demo project?

15 June 2012 All on one page
Expeditioner with the generator in the background We do some major service on one engine in the main power house and celebrate Eurovision 2012 in style with a 'Bad Taste Bling Nite' at Mawson station.

8 June 2012 All on one page
Bechervaise Island is in the foreground, with the mountains of the David Range and Mt Hordern in the blue icy plateau with a pink sky behind Bear Grylls's adventure to Bechervaise Island, a partial eclipse of the moon, retro night and a story on some happenings from this week at Mawson station.

1 June 2012 All on one page
An expeditioner has lowered his gauge down the drilled hole and is about to read the ice thickness on the scale Pete's May Report includes a detailed explanation of waste treatment at Mawson and Michael Peterson invents a new way to measure sea-ice thickness.

25 May 2012 All on one page
Aurora with wind turbine and buildings in foreground Mawson showcases spectacular auroras (including time lapse video), hut maintenance, extreme ice skating and the old exploding water trick.

18 May 2012 All on one page
A close up of a stainless steel auger about a metre long vertically drilling into sea ice with a spray of sea water coming up out of the hole Did you know that Mawson has two mascots? Some consider them to be the perfect pets. We also explain the importance of drilling nearby ocean ice.

11 May 2012 All on one page
Beautiful colours of sunset reflecting off sea ice, plateau ice and hagglund at the same time Hydroponics, blizz lines and a jolly to Hendo.

4 May 2012 All on one page
Sunset at Mawson, with deep red colours reflected on the clouds The Pete Report - Issue #2 in which Pete explains 'blizz' and gives us an overview of his second month at Mawson.

27 April 2012 All on one page
Lone skater on Horseshoe Harbour at sunset Mawson highways and ANZAC Day celebrations.

20 April 2012 All on one page
The ice crystals form patterns of of spots and swirls. First jolly of the season and the Mawson green diamond.

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