This week at Mawson

  • Official group photo of 2008 Wintering Expeditioners at Mawson Station

    12 September 2008

    Mawsonites The official Mawson Winterers 2008 station photo has been released and will soon be printed and on its way to Mawson to take its position on the wall. We were all determined to ensure the 'pesky' iceberg which blocked …

  • Cartoon of Expeditioner trying to capture an Emperor penguin, and failing

    15 August 2008

    This week's illustration Daily wrangling : technique is everything : Phase 2 of the Emperor Penguin Projects draws to an end and still we are outsmarted by the emperors……….they are slippery little suckers……. Penguin wrangling : technique is everything On …

  • Cartoon from Mawson Station

    8 August 2008

    This week's illustration The daily migration of the modern expeditioner : captured well by Nick, numerous members of the Mawson team often feel guilty after spending a lot of time with their heads in the fridge. The Daily Migration of …

  • Mawson Station Expeditioner standing in front of cracked iceberg

    11 July 2008

    During the week we had two groups go out in the in field, one group to Auster Rookery and the other to Mount Henderson and Fang Hut, a 4th of July party for Gary (our American born expeditioner) and it …

  • Saturday Night 'Beach Party' at Mawson Station

    18 July 2008

    A beach party, three days of blizzard, a day trip to Auster Rookery, installation of a new heat exchanger to engine No. 1 in the main power house, general works and maintenance programs, and various stock takes dominated out time …

  • Mawson Station incinerator

    25 July 2008

    A quiz night, retrieval of a tide gauge from Horseshoe Harbour, a day trip to Auster Rookery and Mount Henderson, the annual kitchen shut down and spring clean, general works and maintenance programs, and again various stock takes dominated our …

  • Cartoon of Mawson Station Expeditioners during Annual Kitchen renovation

    1 August 2008

    Another week which has flown by quickly – the annual kitchen shut down and spring clean involving all station personnel ended last Friday, phase two of the Emperor Penguin Project has commenced, general work programs continue and we celebrated Wastmas …

  • Cartoon of krill caught in fishnet (stockings)

    19 September 2008

    This week's illustration Nick C's interpretation of krill getting caught up in fishnets. Krill in Fishnet – an ecological disaster Photo: Nick C At work Work continues on at Mawson as per normal or does it? This week a few …

  • Mawson Station cartoon

    26 September 2008

    This week’s illustration Why can't I go out into the field like my other farmyard friends? Why can't I go out into the field? Photo: Nick C At play Over the past number of weeks we've shown many many photos …

  • Cartoon of Mawson Station Expeditioner after an altercation with an Emperor penguin

    28 November 2008

    The 2008 Mawson Wintering team have had a great year and by the end of this week two things will come to an end: The Emperor Penguin Project 2008 Wintering team will commence their departure from station and hand over …

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