Since 1957/58 IGY many bases, both year-round and summer-only have been established on the continent. Scientific work varies from base to base; some focus on marine biology, others on upper atmosphere physics, ice core drilling, or meteorology. Bulding design varies, but the facilities provided are sophisticated and allow the staff of these isolated outposts to live comfortably as they undertake their work. In the field scientists still use tents and work in difficult conditions. Hedgehog House photographers and recorded life in a cold climate.
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