SCAR2020 online – South African participating in Online Conference

SCAR2020 Online starts on Monday 27th July with related events, with the conference starting on...

Sunday Science: SEAmester Programme

                  The SEAmester...

Saturday Student: Tahlia Henry

Where did it all started for Tahlia: “From an early age I have had an unbridled passion for the...

Friday Freelancer: Stephen Peel

Stephen involvement in SANAP started back in 2016 when he was a student at UCT. He was working...

Wednesday Women: Isabelle Ansorge

              Isabelle as a child always wanted to be an...

Monday Men : Greg Hofmeyr

Family hikes and visits to game reserves instilled in me a keen interest in the natural world at...

SANAP Collaboration during COVID-19 – An Online Presence

           The SANAP symposiums is: “..the perfect platform for...

Sunday Science: Space Science- Aurora Australis

"Auroras provide direct visual evidence that the atmosphere is shielding life on Earth from the...

Saturday Student: Luca Stirnimann

Luca Stirnimann received his BSc at the University of Genova (Italy) in 2013, majoring in...

Friday Freelancer : Sydney Cullis

Sydney Cullis’s hobby turned out to be a bonus for the preservation of the Legacy of South Africa...

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Vessels & Stations.

SANAE IV

The first South African National Antarctic Expedition (SANAE) departed in 1959.

Gough Island

South Africa has been operating a weather station on Gough Island since 1956.

Marion Island

The Marion base is used mainly for environmental/biological research, and weather data collection.

S.A. Agulhas II

S.A. Agulhas II is a South African ice breaking polar supply and research ship owned by the DEA.

SANAE IV

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Expeditions &
Operations.

Voyages to Antarctica, Marion Island and Gough Island take place annually to replenish supplies and exchange personnel.

Team Structure.

Supplies.

The Voyage.

Living at the Station.

Locations of Operations.

Cape Town Gough Island Marion Island SANAE IV

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The South African National Antarctic Programme (SANAP) consists of three stations, countless research projects, and a history of dedicated team members.

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Newsletters.

Legacy.

Team Photos.

Browse our team photo libraries for SANAE, Marion Island and Gough Island.

Research.

As a biodiversity hotspot, scientific activities in Antarctica, the islands and the Southern Ocean have never been more exciting.

Newsletters.

The latest newsletters from SANAE, Marion Island and Gough Island. 

Legacy.

The South African National Antarctic Programme (SANAP) manages three stations.

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Saturday Student: Tahlia Henry

Saturday Student: Tahlia Henry

Where did it all started for Tahlia: “From an early age I have had an unbridled passion for the ocean and understanding technology, which led me to pursue my studies in...

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Friday Freelancer: Stephen Peel

Friday Freelancer: Stephen Peel

Stephen involvement in SANAP started back in 2016 when he was a student at UCT. He was working towards his Honours degree in Environmental Management when he came across the...

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