Marion 2020 Relief Voyage

UPDATE ON WAY FORWARD FOR MARION 2020 RELIEF VOYAGE - 2 April 2020. The Department of Environment...

SANAP CALL: The Importance of Data Management in a Research Project

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Sunday Science – Reflections – Sound and Vibration of the S.A. Agulhas II

The Mid-Month series  final for March is reflecting on Science projects on Sunday. The Sound...

Saturday Student – Kolisa Sinyanya

Every year new students are joining the South African National Antarctic Programme(SANAP). As...

DEFF media release on Evacuation of Marion 76 Overwintering Team Members

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Friday Freelancer- Alexander Oelofse

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Wednesday Women: Bettine van Vuuren

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Monday Men : Thulani Makhalanyane

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Research Opportunity within BRICS : 40th INDIAN SCIENTIFIC EXPEDITION TO ANTARCTICA

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

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Marion 2020 Relief Voyage

Marion 2020 Relief Voyage

UPDATE ON WAY FORWARD FOR MARION 2020 RELIEF VOYAGE - 2 April 2020. The Department of Environment Forestry and Fisheries (DEFF) hereby wishes to inform all participants,...

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Saturday Student – Kolisa Sinyanya

Saturday Student – Kolisa Sinyanya

Every year new students are joining the South African National Antarctic Programme(SANAP). As Saturday is probably the time to break from studies, our first “Saturday Student” in...

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