Dallmann Laboratory

Initiative Type: Infrastructures

Belém Statement Area: Polar Research

Initiative Location: Germany

Time Frame: 1994-Ongoing


Since 1994 the German Alfred Wegener Institute and the Instituto Ant�rctico Argentino jointly operate the Dallmann Laboratory (King George Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctic Peninsula, Coordinates: 62�14 ?S, 58�40 ?W), where researchers from Argentina, the Netherlands and Germany work together in the Austral summer (October to April). Here, up to 14 researchers at a time pursue biological and geo-scientific field research in the ice-free regions and the shallow waters near the coast ? which is only possible in a handful of locations in the Antarctic.

Contact: German Alfred Wegener, Alfred Wegener Institute - Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research

Initiative Website: https://www.awi.de/en/expedition/stations/dallmann-laboratory.html