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Marion Island Jobs open 2022-2023

Job opportunities available on Marion Island Overwintering Team - download the job description...

The Gough Bunting – September 2021

Final Newsletter from Gough 66 Overwintering team, Read in this issue Final Words from the team...

South African Polar Research Infrastructure (SAPRI): Feedback and start of the Preparatory Phase

South African Polar Research Infrastructure (SAPRI): Launch of the Preparatory Phase The SAPRI...

The 67th Gough Island Overwintering Team arrived at Gough Island

The 67th Gough Island overwintering team, all crew onboard the S.A. Agulhas II, and take-over...

SANAP Research Project – Ross Seals in a Changing Environment

Ross seal ecology, behaviour and physiology in a changing environment SANAP research project by...

Marion Island Newsletter – August 2021 edition now available!

Marion 78 wish to share some of our most memorable moments from the past two months in the August...

Marion 78 celebrates Spring!

Marion 78, our Overwintering team members at Marion Island celebrate Spring 2021. (Above(l-r:...

Science Month- SANAP projects: Avian scavengers as indicators of recovery of an island biota.

Ecosystem processes are changing worldwide, especially with the impacts of invasive species being...

Science Month- SANAP Projects: The Mechanical Testing of Antarctic Sea Ice

Predictive computational models of Antarctic sea ice through metocean thermodynamics are used to...

Science Month- SANAP Projects: Observing Dawn in the Cosmos

A few hundred million years after the big bang, the first stars in the universe were born during a...
Marion Island Jobs open 2022-2023

Marion Island Jobs open 2022-2023

Job opportunities available on Marion Island Overwintering Team - download the job description below and complete a Z83 available on the website. Closing date for applications is 18 October 2021....

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The Gough Bunting –  September 2021

The Gough Bunting – September 2021

Final Newsletter from Gough 66 Overwintering team, Read in this issue Final Words from the team leader: " Our 13 months on the island has been filled with a lot of adventure and we were part of...

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Marion 78 celebrates Spring!

Marion 78 celebrates Spring!

Marion 78, our Overwintering team members at Marion Island celebrate Spring 2021. (Above(l-r: Alicia Siyasanga, Tlhonolofatso) Our Meteorologist team of the South African Weather Services, Alicia...

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South African Polar Research Infrastructure (SAPRI): Feedback and start of the Preparatory Phase

South African Polar Research Infrastructure (SAPRI): Feedback and start of the Preparatory Phase

South African Polar Research Infrastructure (SAPRI): Launch of the Preparatory Phase The SAPRI team is pleased to inform you that the contractual agreement for the starting of the SAPRI implementation phase is being finalized between the Department of Science and...

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Marion 78 celebrates Spring!

Marion 78 celebrates Spring!

Marion 78, our Overwintering team members at Marion Island celebrate Spring 2021. (Above(l-r: Alicia Siyasanga, Tlhonolofatso) Our Meteorologist team of the South African Weather Services, Alicia Phakula (Meteorologist Technician), Siyasanga Mpehle (senior...

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Celebrating World Albatross Day 2021

World Albatross Day 2021 is finally here! In May 2019, The Agreement of Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels (ACAP) Advisory Committee stated that a conservation crisis is faced by 31 listed species of seabirds. Thousands of petrels, shearwaters and albatrosses are...

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