Infrastructures

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The stations and the ships: The scientific research stations provide operational platforms with instrumentation facilities that are continually adapting so that research can be pursued over the long term.

In Antarctica

  • Adelie Land,in the coastal zone Dumont d’Urville Station and annex station of Cap Prud’homme
  • Dome C, on the Antarctic plateau, Concordia Station, Franco-Italian
  • The convoy supplying Concordia from Cap Prud’homme

In Arctic

  • AWIPEV, Franco-German Arctic Station, Svalbard

In Subantarctic Islands

 

The scientific stations offer operational platforms with constantly changing instrumentation to conduct research on the long term.

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The IPEV possesses several ships to serve the bases, accomplish the oceanographic research and provide local logistical support: Marion Dufresne and Astrolabe.