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What to expect when you’re expecting 12 months in...

Dr. Carole Dangoisse is this year’s ESA-sponsored medical doctor spending 12 months at Concordia research station in Antarctica. She is facilitating a number of experiments on the effects of isolation, light deprivation, and extreme temperatures on the...

Bouncing Sun 24-hour panoramic. ESA/IPEV/PNRA-E. Macdonald-Nethercott

Sunrise sunrise

ESA-sponsored medical doctor Floris van den Berg, now in Antarctica, recounts on his blog his visits to the researchers whose experiments he will run at Concordia research station.  ‘Sunrise, sunrise Looks like mornin’ in your eyes, But the...

Credits: ESA/IPEV/PNRA-F. van den Berg

Welcome to the Ivy League!

Continuing the new ESA-sponsored medical doctor’s blog entries on preparing for his year-long stay in Antarctica, Floris van den Berg writes: It was actually my hotel that welcomed me, but still, visiting an Ivy League university is...

Atmospheric science in Antarctica

Glaciologist Albane Barbero gives a run-down of what she does at Concordia. While we live in more comfortable environments, Albane works seven-day weeks in sub-zero conditions to understand how humankind is changing our planet. She is extremely busy as the list below is only an excerpt from full blog in French. I work for the Glaciology and environment geophysics laboratory in Grenoble, France, on many scientific projects.