It was lovely meeting up with Mpho at SANAE. We’ve spent a take-over together on Marion Island in 2016, after her year on the island as the Environmental Control Officer (ECO) for M72 (2015-2016).

72nd Marion Overwintering Team. Mpho standing in the top row, 2nd from right. Click on the photo to view more detail of the team.

Upon return from her year on Marion Island, there was an opening for an ECO on the 2017/2018 Antarctica take-over. Mpho grabbed this opportunity on with both hands. She’s also been back to Marion Island in 2018, as the take-over ECO and since been employed by the Department of Environmental Affairs, based at the Pretoria office.

VIDEO#2: Meet this take-over’s ECO (Environmental Control Officer) – Mpho Mashau

Antarctica 2019 – Video #2: Meet the ECO

VIDEO Series: SANAE IV .SEASON 1: Antarctica Take-Over 2018/2019VIDEO #2 – Meet the ECO, Mpho Mashau, of the current Antarctica take-over. What does her work on Antarctica involve? ALSO – Click here: http://www.sanap.ac.za/2019/02/27/antarctica-2018-2019-take-over-video-series-meet-the-eco/ #Antarctica #SANAEIV #SANAEIVvideos #MeettheTeam #TakeOver #AntarcticaOperations #AntarcticaInterviews #AntarcticaSeason1 #DEA @department of environmental affairs.NEXT video coming soon…

Posted by Antarctic Legacy of South Africa on Wednesday, 27 February 2019

See playlist on Facebook here: SEASON 1: Antarctica Take-Over 2018/2019 to introduce you to the overwintering team and the support staff of this take-over.

Anché Louw, Antarctic Legacy of South Africa, 27 February 2019

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