• Princess Elisabeth Antarctica Reaches its “Zero Emission” Target

    Princess Elisabeth Antarctica Reaches its “Zero Emission” Target

    During a ceremony at the Princess Elisabeth Station, Sven Kerremans (Laborelec) and Jean Chalon (Schneider Electric) symbolically handed over the keys of the station's technical core to Alain Hubert, …

  • Polar Quest: A Contest for Flemish High School Juniors

    Polar Quest: A Contest for Flemish High School Juniors

    Polar Quest is the new educational project from the International Polar Foundation, supported by the "Actieplan Wetenschapscommunicatie" of the Flemish Government.

  • Picture This: Sorting the Archives

    Picture This: Sorting the Archives

    The International Polar Foundation has for many years, had a hidden treasure in the depths of its server, buried among data sheets and reports. This fortune comes in the form …

  • First meeting in Shanghai for the World Expo 2010

    First meeting in Shanghai for the World Expo 2010

    The International Polar Foundation was invited to be part of the Belgian pavilion to showcase Belgium’s involvement in sciences related to better understanding our climate. Working with Atelier …

  • Laureate of InBev-Baillet Latour Antarctica Prize 2008 Leaving for Antarctica

    Laureate of InBev-Baillet Latour Antarctica Prize 2008 Leaving for Antarctica

    Dr. Elie Verleyen (Laboratory of Protistology and Marine Ecology at the University of Ghent), laureate of the InBev-Baillet Latour Antarctica Prize 2008 organised by the  InBev-Baillet Latour Fund and the …

  • IPF Participates in the Annual Meeting of Three Belgian Antarctic Research Projects

    IPF Participates in the Annual Meeting of Three Belgian Antarctic Research Projects

    On 9 December 2009 at the University of Liège, Belgium, the IPF participated in the annual meeting of three Belgian Antarctic research projects: AMBIO, ANTAR-IMPACT & BELDIVA.

  • IPF attends DAMOCLES Symposium in Brussels

    IPF attends DAMOCLES Symposium in Brussels

    From the 10th to the 12th of November, the IPF attended the DAMOCLES (Developing Arctic Modeling and Observing Capabilities for Long-term Environmental Studies) symposium held in Brussels, Belgium. The symposium …

  • Swiss Delegation visits the IPF

    Swiss Delegation visits the IPF

    On October 5th, 2009, a delegation of Swiss members of parliament and representatives from the Swiss Embassy in Brussels visited the International Polar Foundation (IPF) headquarters in Brussels. The delegation's …

  • BELARE 2009-2010: The New Season has just begun

    BELARE 2009-2010: The New Season has just begun

    At a briefing on Friday October 16th at the headquarters of the IPF, the new season for the Princess Elisabeth Station officially started! Fourty-four people will take part in BELARE …

  • Now running on ExpressionEngine

    Now running on ExpressionEngine

    To make a long story short, our websites were running on a custom made Content Management System (CMS) that served us well. We wanted to move to an industry standard …

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