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[LMD in the field] A summer field campaign in Antarctica


As François Forget, Director of Research at LMD, prepares to return to Antarctica for the austral summer (our winter), let’s take a look back with this seminar (in french) at the memories he shared with Jean-Louis Dufresne, Director of Research at LMD, during their first season in Antarctica four years ago. Here are three months of research campaign in Antarctica just before the COVID pandemic, as part of the CALVA research project created by Christophe Genthon, Research Director at LMD, and now headed by François Forget. Based on videos, the seminar is closer to “Knowledge of the world” than a fluid mechanics course: anemometers, lidars, but also katabatic storms, icebreakers and funny penguins…

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