This week at Mawson

  • 20 January 2017

    This week at Mawson we have an unusual visitor, four of the team take a break at Rumdoodle and the latest from the team at Béchervaise Island.

  • 13 January 2017

    This week at Mawson we watch seals on station and find out what is happening on Becherviase Island.

  • Three expeditioners walking around a wind scoop near Mt Henderson

    6 January 2017

    Over the festive season Mawson expeditioners celebrate Christmas and complete travel training in the Framnes Mountains.

  • An expeditioner abseiling down Rumdoodle Peak

    23 December 2016

    This week at Mawson we climb mountains and farewell two of our number out to Bechervaise Island.

  • The midnight sun with two snow petrels resting on the snow

    16 December 2016

    This week at Mawson - the last visit to Welch Island, an overnight at Bechervaise and the tide gauge is reinstated.

  • A view of Mawson station in the sunshine from the top of one of the wind turbines

    9 December 2016

    This week at Mawson we went on survival training, took time to take in the view and observed the Adélie penguins on the surrounding islands.

  • 2 December 2016

    This week at Mawson we celebrate with new friends and old, visit the Rookery Islands and prepare for a plane – farewelling some and welcoming one.

  • Adelie penguin colony with Beche huts in the background

    25 November 2016

    This week the last of the summer crowd arrives and Béche hut is prepared for the incoming researchers.

  • A view across the spine of a mountain range

    18 November 2016

    We say goodbye to some of the crew and welcome new faces to Mawson. There is fresh produce, mail and a great energy around the station.

  • A large green aurora above West arm

    11 November 2016

    A look back at the highlights of the past season before the new one begins.

  • A baby seal lying on the sea ice

    4 November 2016

    This week at Mawson, three expeditioners get energetic walking from Rumdoodle to station, and the first photos of a Weddell seal pup.

  • A ice cliff with a line of sediment running through it

    28 October 2016

    This week we prepare the unprepared ski landing area, welcome the Adélie's back and celebrate the hydroponics

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