Expeditioner storiesHome About Antarctica History Exploration and expeditions Expeditioner stories Hair pie! (1956) The role of the cook is probably scrutinised more than any other on station, as all expeditioners eat! Steak and onions Vostok style (1962) An Australian expedition set out from Wilkes in 1962 to reach the evacuated Russian base of Vostok. My first dive in Antarctica (1989) A diver describes one of the greatest adventures she has ever had. Dentures with a difference (1988) A clean bill of dental health is highly recommended for all who plan to sail south with ANARE. Breaking out! (2002) An exciting week on the Polar Bird, which had been beset in the pack ice for some weeks. A matter of ingenuity (2002) What do two physicists, a chef, an electrician, a diesel mechanic and a communications technician have in common? Warwick Barnes’ Antarctic diary (2005) Warwick Barnes’ usual job is as the co-ordinator of the Australian Antarctic Division’s web sites, both internal and… The A factor in the Mawson fly-off (2006) The ‘A (for Antarctic) Factor’ is a force to be reckoned with. Always expect the unexpected! Steve Nicol's Antarctic diary (2006) Dr Steve Nicol sails adjacent to a rarely-visited stretch of the Antarctic coastline, between 30° and 80° east. Incinerator toilet for Wilkins Runway (2006) Disposal of human waste in Antarctica can often be an environmental challenge. Chook disease and royalty (2008) That is a question that Gary Miller and Robyn Mundy investigated at Mawson. Vonna Keller's Antarctic diary (2008) Time flies in Antarctica. Wendy Pyper's Antarctic diary (2009) Between December 2009 and January 2010 Australian Antarctic Magazine Editor, Wendy Pyper, joined marine scientists aboard… Spotlight on the sea ice (2012) Dr Wendy Pyper joins scientists on a 7 week voyage to the sea ice zone off East Antarctica. Aurora Basin Blog (2013) Mana Inoue reports from the field at Aurora Basin, about life in an ice core field camp. Ocean acidification experiment blog (2014) Get the latest news on the Ocean Acidification Experiment with the team’s blog from the field. Fast ice algae project blog (2015) Follow the fast-ice algae project team as they travel to Antarctica conduct research in the fast ice off Davis station. Sørsdal Glacier blog (2016) Follow the Sørsdal Glacier project scientists as they work to understand ice shelf and glacier thinning. This content was last updated 6 months ago on 26 October 2020.