Stanisław Rakusa-Suszczewski

Stanisław Rakusa-Suszczewski

Corresponding Member of the Polish Academy of Science

Prof. Stanisław Rakusa-Suszczewski is founder of the Henryk Arctowski Polish Antarctic Station.

Antarctica’s “oases” differ from the continent’s ice-covered desert in terms of their climate, rocky landscape, and the presence of numerous lakes, shallow reservoirs, and streams that appear briefly in the summer. These oases vary in age from around 5,000 to around 15,000 years old and their development is linked to the glacial retreat


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