SANAP 2021-2023 – Framework document

  South African National Programme (SANAP) CALL Deadline 30 April 2020 (NRF General...

SANAP 6 th Biannual Symposium – June 2020

SAVE the Date for the 6th Biannual SANAP Symposium that will take place 22-25 June 2020. Read...

SANAP Research Grant Call closes 30 Apr 2020!

NRF General Application Guide 2021 -Grants Management and Systems Administration (GMSA)version 1...

National Research Foundation announce the opening of the One Call for Proposals.

  NRF One Call for Proposals 2020/2021 Opening Date:  Monday, 10 February, 2020 Closing...

SEAmester applications for 2020 now open

CLOSING DATE extended to 13 MARCH 2020 DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORMS   SEAmester – South...

Gough Island Jobs 2020-2021

    The next Gough Island Overwintering Expedition will depart from Cape Town in...

Gough Bunting December 2019 – January 2020

Gough 65 overwintering team now already 4 months at Gough Island. Team is Bubele Nongwejana,...

SANAE 58 say farewell in their last newsletter

SANAE 58 published their last newsletter for their time spent at SANAE. The newsletter is now...

New Procedures for Plant and Animal Impact assessment published in Government Gazette

Procedures to be followed for the assessment and minimum criteria for reporting of identified...

Research and Research Funding opportunities 2020

2020 funding and research opportunities for scientists and researchers. See all the inks below and...

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

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

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

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

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Gough Island Jobs 2020-2021

    The next Gough Island Overwintering Expedition will depart from Cape Town in September 2020. This will be the 66th Gough Island overwintering team who will return...

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Gough Island Jobs 2020-2021

    The next Gough Island Overwintering Expedition will depart from Cape Town in September 2020. This will be the 66th Gough Island overwintering team who will return to Cape Town in October 2021. Positions currently advertised: Senior Meteorological...

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SANAE 58 say farewell in their last newsletter

SANAE 58 published their last newsletter for their time spent at SANAE. The newsletter is now available on the Antarctic Legacy of South Africa's archive.  Jacques Robbertze (Team Leader ) message in their last newsletter: "This will be our last newsletter...

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