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First Weather Images of the Season

Posted  09/10/14 in General Interest, Meteorology

The first Automatic Weather Station (AWS) images of the season are in! Upgrades and new weather stations in 2014 will provide flight crews with more and better weather information.

Seeing the Weather - One Station at a Time

Posted  04/2/14 in General Interest, Meteorology

Installing weather stations in the bitter-cold of Antarctica is all in a day’s work for Ronald Ross, an Australian-based independent electrical consultant. Ronald first collaborated with ALE in 2007, to design and install an automatic weather station (AWS) at the threshold of Patriot Hills ice runway.

In the Spotlight - Marc De Keyser

Posted  09/5/13 in General Interest, Meteorology

Weather forecasts play a key operational and safety role in ALE, whether it be a decision to launch an Ilyushin flight; planning ski aircraft movements; or a summit bid on Mount Vinson. ALE's forecaster, Marc De Keyser takes it all in stride.

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