This week at Mawson

  • Weddell seal pokes his head out of a seal hole near Macey Island

    9 November 2018

    All is changing! We celebrate the end of winter and get ready for the summer season.

  • A men services one of the penguin monitoring cameras

    2 November 2018

    Second census trip to Taylor Rookery successfully completed.

  • An aurora over Mawson station, photographed from West Arm

    19 October 2018

    A weekend jolly to Auster for some and lots of plans for fair weather work.

  • Man and penguin at Auster Rookery

    12 October 2018

    Getting ready for summer

  • Aurora over Mt Henderson

    5 October 2018

    Sunshine and longer days see people out and about exploring the neighbourhood

  • A man on the edge gives the 'ok' signal

    28 September 2018

    Good weather allowed lots of activity this week - both on and off station.

  • Emperor penguins in front of icebergs

    21 September 2018

    Another working week at Mawson flies by, and it's lovely to see some sunshine again!

  • Group of people standing together around a pole.

    14 September 2018

    A team head to Ledingham hut to perform some checks and maintenance, as well some sight-seeing and penguin-spotting.

  • 2 penguins in front of a striated iceberg

    7 September 2018

    More visits to Auster, a Chinese banquet, clear night skies full of stars and the Ledingham team leave station.

  • Parent and chick in front of a group of penguins

    31 August 2018

    We smash the all-time monthly windrun record and get back to Auster to visit our friends the penguins.

  • A man ready to climb a mast

    24 August 2018

    Blizzard is finally over and August wind run record is in the bag

  • A man at work in the kitchen

    17 August 2018

    A constant blizzard all week means we're still locked inside and Brett shares the details of his leathermaking skills

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