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Adapting to life in cold isolation

1 Feb 2013, 16:08 UTC
Adapting to life in cold isolation
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While waiting for this year's Concordia crew to start sending updates Angelo Galeandro sent us his experience of spending almost a year at the remote research station: My story begins in July 2010, when a colleague of mine asked me … Continue reading →

Credits: A. Cesana
While waiting for this year's Concordia crew to start sending updates Angelo Galeandro sent us his experience of spending almost a year at the remote research station:
My story begins in July 2010, when a colleague of mine asked me if I was interested in spending a full year in Antarctica. Actually, she was joking, but I took her seriously. A research team was looking for someone to monitor their equipment during the winter in Concordia, Antarctica. I presented myself and, a few months later, I realised one of the greatest dreams of my life. For the first time walked on the ice of the White Continent of which I had only read about in books and seen in some documentary before.
The emotions and feelings I experienced from the moment I left home after saying goodbye to my loved ones, over the entire period of my stay in Antarctica and beyond, have ...

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