This week at Mawson
22 February 2013 – All on one page
Cliff tells us about his incredible journey to Mawson by way of just about everywhere! We also have a brief update from Geoff, John and Cookie who review the operating areas in readiness for field training and the team settle in for the winter.
8 February 2013 – All on one page
For the first time since April 2012 Horseshoe Harbour is free of sea ice and is now ready to accept the Aurora Australis. We are currently in Day two of our annual resupply with handovers and projects well underway. The biologists have left Bechervaise Island after their 40-day stint and Mawson gains recognition for an internationally acclaimed dish.
1 February 2013 – All on one page
Australia Day was celebrated with a lamb on the spit and movie clips on the big screen in the trades workshop. In other news Scottish's birthday, preparation for resupply, Minke whales and penguin streakers.
25 January 2013 – All on one page
The end of summer dinner celebrated in a heritage listed building, Friday drinks in Aeronomy including green monster, the weekly report from Bechervaise Island and the value of observing nature.
11 January 2013 – All on one page
This week we report on the work being undertaken on Bechervaise Island as well as describe and illustrate the geology and vegetation of Mawson Rock and the marine environment in Horseshoe Harbour.
4 January 2013 – All on one page
Carols by candlelight on Christmas Eve, a lovely dinner in the Mawson lounge with views overlooking East Bay followed by Santa distributing Kris Kringle presents on Christmas finished off by a flying visit from the Director on Boxing Day.