This week at Davis

  • Still a lot of snow around station - the road from the LQ up to the summer accommodation buildings.

    20 October 2017

    This week at Davis we're giving our field huts their annual maintenance, getting out on rec trips and de-winteriseing buildings.

  • With the reappearance of the sun, the patterns in the windblown snow are visible.

    13 October 2017

    This week at Davis we're exploring the icebergs in interesting light, celebrating the return of the Adélie penguins, servicing our field huts and enjoying Oktoberfest.

  • Magenta and green auroras seen at Bandit's Hut recently.

    6 October 2017

    This week at Davis we're enjoying the night, trips out into the field and photographing our surroundings.

  • A Weddell seal resting on the sea ice. You can see its face and dapple coloured chest.

    29 September 2017

    This week at Davis we're getting out to the field huts, processing cargo and experiencing more blizzards.

  • Kerryn and Bryce excited by fresh potatoes.

    22 September 2017

    This week at Davis we had our first ever airdrop. Both an exciting development for the AAD and a fantastic experience for us on station.

  • More green aurora lights in the sky.

    15 September 2017

    This week at Davis we're enjoying the best auroras of the year and visiting the Sørsdal Glacier.

  • The winter camp site. On the horizon is the plateau where the wind barrels down towards Lake Druzhby. There are two polar pyramid tents and two polar domes. Four people are seen erecting the tents.

    8 September 2017

    This week at Davis we're clearing snow, measuring sea ice thickness, going camping and renovating bedrooms.

  • A view around station where buildings are still surrounded by snow.

    1 September 2017

    This week at Davis we're clearing our snow dunes, celebrating spring, releasing ozone sondes and preparing for summer.

  • Giant petrels at Hawker Island. Nineteen birds were seen within the study area on this occasion.

    25 August 2017

    This week at Davis we're still being hammered by blizzards, but we are starting to emerge again and visiting field huts and study sites.

  • Frozen ice which looks like surf waves.

    18 August 2017

    This week at Davis we're practicing patient retrievals, experiencing more blizzards, losing darts and visiting Trajer Ridge melon.

  • Expeditioners digging around the machinery buried in the snow.

    11 August 2017

    This week at Davis we're having fun curling, making a film for the Antarctic 48Hr Film Festival and visiting the plateau on a work trip.

  • Sunset colours highlighting sculptured snow in our snow dune.

    4 August 2017

    This week at Davis we're taking back our station after the last blizzard and enjoying the winter skies.

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