This week at Mawson
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.
7 December 2012 – All on one page
At Mawson we celebrate the arrival of ten new expeditioners, Hendo cooks up an Asian banquet, Ian has a birthday and scientific work starts in earnest on the Adelie penguin programme.
30 November 2012 – All on one page
Our first contact for eight months comes with the arrival of a Twin Otter, heralding the end of winter and the beginning of summer. We celebrate with a barbecue outside the Rosella building.
23 November 2012 – All on one page
A selection of hobby craft work and special projects made during the year went on display. We also conducted fire training exercises involving skills training on the fire Hagglunds pump, hydrant location and extinguisher use. Bront tells what it's like to wait for the plane that will eventually lead her home.