Patrice Godon Polar Engineering

Polar Operations, Specialised Equipment and Services

Patrice Godon

Phone: +33 (0)6 08 02 65 68 / +61 0 402 937 757


Prior to establishing his engineering consultancy Patrice worked for 38 years as head of the logistics/technical service of IPEV and earlier organisations providing logistical support to French polar research. In that role he worked each austral summer in Antarctica managing technical and logistics activities, giving an accumulated total of some 15 years of stays in Antarctica.

Patrice have always worked closely with Tasmanian professionals and is able to provide services to organisations ranging from simple advice to assistance in the selection of equipment and technical solutions.

  • Development of atypical shelters and buildings adapted to polar environments.
  • Design and construction of transport equipment adapted to both the Antarctic continent and the ice pack.
  • Development of energy saving systems, use of renewable energy.
  • Operational advice for the implementation of activities in the polar environment