EAIIST - in the virgin snow...

Acquisition des données © Bruno Jourdain

After a pre-route stage from Dumont D'Urville to Concordia, the team was able to stay 4 days on the Concordia base. This allowed them to embark the Italian colleagues and their scientific equipment, but also to make the last checks of the loads, the equipment and the configuration of the ...

On the road

Challenger ©Joël Savarino

The traverse leader send us the GPS position everyday. Let's follow them on the map...

The pre-routing to Concordia

aperçu d'un convoi de raid ©Bruno Jourdain

The EAIIST team is in the middle of a pre-routing to Concordia. This first stage covers more than 1100 km. On the first day, there are a few cracks to go around, but then it's flat calm. The rise on the plateau is very gradual, and the temperature decreases with ...

Preparing the traverse

Flying above Antarctica ©Pete Akers

We’ve made it to Cap Prudhomme, after leaving Hobart and spending one night at Mario Zucchelli station. We are already staying in the traverse caravan while everything is being prepared. The weather was good the first two days, and then a little windy and snowy earlier today, but nothing to ...

EAIIST deployment meeting

Full EAIIST Team©Pete Akers

The 3rd and last EAIIST workshop before the start of the traverse was held on October 14 at the IGE, Grenoble. It brought together the field teams, scientific and technical but also the people involved in communication, from France or on the traverse.


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A meeting of partners was held on 22 and 23 October 2018 at the IGE. All the stages of the programme were reviewed, including the provisional timetable, the scientific activities planned, the organisation of the convoy and its operation, the sites to be studied and the personnel to be ...

The EAIIST project obtains the YOPP label


The EAIIST project obtains the YOPP label. YOPP for Year Of Polar Prediction is a global program under the aegis of the World Meteorological Organization whose objective is to concentrate and centralize all weather data on the polar regions and make them accessible and open.

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