Gough Island Newsletter Issue 3 – Now available

Gough Island Newsletter Issue 3 – Now available

In this edition:

Gough65 Newsletter - Issue 3

Gough65 Newsletter – Issue 3

  • So what does a Meteorological Technician do?
  • So close, yet so far…
  • Living on a tiny rock in the South Atlantic during a global pandemic

  • Going on an adventure — part II
  • Life as a Communication and Electronics Engineer at Gough Base
  • Gough Island Pool Tournament
  • A brief history of Gough Island
  • Cooking life on Gough
  • From the Metkassies

Click here to download/view this issue of the Gough Bunting.

Click here to view all the Gough Buntings (newsletters) available on the Antarctic Legacy of South Africa Archive.

 

Anché Louw, Antarctic Legacy of South Africa, 07 May 2020.

SCALExperiment Spring Cruise 2019 – meet the team leaders

SCALExperiment Spring Cruise 2019 – meet the team leaders

Team Leaders onboard the S.A. Agulhas II (Photo Credit: Johan Edholm).

The SCALExperiment Spring Cruise of 2019 has been a successful cruise so far, thanks to the chief scientist onboard, Dr Thomas Ryan-Keogh and the team leaders of each group pulling their weight. 

Meet the team leaders:

Front (L-R): Mutshutshu Tsanwani (CO2), Elisa Seyboth (WHALES), Louise Biddle (GLIDERS), Tommy Ryan-Keogh (OCE/PRODUCTION), Martinique Engelbrecht (VIBRATION), Clare Eayrs (WAVE), Thato Mtshali (IRON), Raquel Flynn (NOCE), Jarishma Gokul (MICROBIO), Kurt Spence (NATM);

Middle (L-R): Eleanor Weideman (PLASTICS), Jan-Lukas Menzel (TRACEX), George Manville (DMS), Mardene de Villiers (SAWS), Jeff McQuaid, Alberto Alberello (WAVE), Simone Louw (PLANKTON), Sven Kranz;

Back (L-R): Joshua Huysamen (GLIDERS), Marthán Nieuwoudt Bester (SEALS), Derek Engelbrecht (BIRDS).

Where is the vessel today? Click here.

Read more about the Spring Cruise here.

Anché Louw, Antarctic Legacy of South Africa, 14 November 2019

SANAE IV October 2019 Newsletter now available

SANAE IV October 2019 Newsletter now available

In this edition:

  • Meet the Electrical Engineer of SANAE58
  • Mondays are skivvy days at base
  • Weather of October 2019
  • How does the SANAE IV water system works?
  • Have you heard about the wind scoop?

 

SANAE 58, Electrical Engineer, Mr. Tshimangadzo Jufter Munyai

 

Click here to download/view the SANAE IV Newsletter, October 2019 Edition.

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Photos taking during October/November 2019 at SANAE IV – Antarctica

Photo Credit: Jacques Robbertze

View team leader of SANAE 58, Jacques Robbertze’s collection on the ALSA Archive.

 

Anché Louw, Antarctic Legacy of South Africa, 11 November 2019

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