Saturday 12 January 2008 à 13:20

Seasick, still!

Stéphanie Pavoine. Based in Dumont D’Urville station

I spent all day in my bunk. I am comatose when I’m not sleeping.

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Saturday 12 January 2008 à 11:36

Astrolabe in sight!

Sophie Mouge. Correspondent aboard the Aurora Australis

We are now sailing in the Antarctic water off Adélie Land.

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Saturday 12 January 2008 à 11:28

Data for the Aurora Australis

Sophie Mouge. Correspondent aboard the Aurora Australis

Position of the icebreaker:
latitude: 65°54,744’ S
longitude: 146°58,153’ E
Wind:
direction: N
speed: 3 knots
Water temperature: 0°C
Air temperature: 1.2°C
Atmospheric pressure: 985 hPa
Relative humidity: 68%
UV-B: 7.8 W/m²
Water depth: 375 meters
Sunset: 00h09/ sunrise: 02h55

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