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Concordia station

Issued Wednesday 28 March 2007.

Concordia is a scientific base located at DOME C in Antarctica (75°06’S and 123°21’E)
It is operated by Italy (PNRA) and France (IPEV). It contains a
lot of technological innovation (spatial technologies in particular) and shows a
great respect of the environment of the site.
Terrestrial travel from Dumont d’Urville takes about 10-15 days
Programs cover different fields : astronomy, glaciology, atmosphere chemistry, earth sciences, microbiology, medicine .
Upper Air soundings are produced and transmitted on the GTS.
More information can be found at the Concordia website: