Concordia Station

French Italian Station built between 1993 and 2005. First winterover in 2005.

Mean air temperature: -50.8°C
Minimum air temperature: -84.4°C
Mean wind speed: 2.8 m/s
snow precipitation: 2-10 cm/year
Altitude: 3300 m

Number of people in summer: 80
Number of people in winter: 15

Research programs: Astrophysics (visible, infrared, submillimetric wavelengths, time series... ), geomagnetism, sismology, atmospheric studies, glaciology, climatology (EPICA ...), bacteriology, medicine....   

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A skidoo trip around the station