This week at Mawson

  • Sunset over the huts which are called melons

    12 June 2015 Single page view

    Mawson celebrates a birthday with cake, table tennis and a movie. Work continues, expeditioners take a trip to Béchervaise Island and 'aliens' make contact.

  • An inquisitive emperor penguin comes towards Kim to find out what he is

    5 June 2015 Single page view

    Mawson expeditioners visit the fascinating emperor penguins at Auster rookery.

  • Bearded male expeditioner in safety clothing with his kangaroo birtday cake

    29 May 2015 Single page view

    It's Trev's birthday at Mawson zoo and the station has gone wild! Despite the animals getting out, daily ARPANSA testing must still happen. No expeditioners were harmed in the creation of this week's news.

  • Mawson station leader leaning up against the Pioneer working hard

    22 May 2015 Single page view

    Work on the plateau and social life on station.

  • The wind turbine generators provide the bulk of the stations power needs

    15 May 2015 Single page view

    A story about the great Mawson huskies and just how we survive in Antarctica. Those who are fascinated by remote access to power and water will particularly enjoy.

  • Charlie, the team leader giving the thumbs up for well done team while wearing full fire fighting uniform including breathing apparatus

    8 May 2015 Single page view

    Field work and emergency response training.

  • Expeditioners gather for the dawn service

    1 May 2015 Single page view

    Anzac Day and a sporting approach to conflict resolution

  • The automatic weather station in drifting snow on the plateau

    24 April 2015 Single page view

    A field trip to fix an automatic weather station and an alternate view on training

  • Four quad bikes on the plateau with the Framnes Mountains in the background

    17 April 2015 Single page view

    A mint slice culprit is on the loose at Mawson station, auroras appear brilliantly in the sky and the Framnes Mountains are explored.

  • The colours of sunset are amazing

    10 April 2015 Single page view

    A major water problem on station is fixed with the aid of teamwork and the changing seasons are highlighted in photography at Mawson.

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