This week at Davis

  • Expeditioner with her arm raised high with an instrument in her hand which reads the wind speed

    22 August 2014 Single page view

    Science, a scenic traverse and a blizzard hits Davis.

  • Expeditioner looking at a number of seals from a distance with large ice berg in the background

    15 August 2014 Single page view

    From Davis station: science, data, radio training, and Weddell seals.

  • Close up photo of expeditioner sitting in a Hägglunds

    8 August 2014 Single page view

    It's time again for the 48 Hour Antarctic Film Festival! Details on this and more including search and rescue training, and a field expedition.

  • 14 expeditioners dressed up as Star Wars characters

    1 August 2014 Single page view

    "Evading the dreaded Imperial Starfleet, a group of freedom fighters led by Luke Skywalker has established a new secret base on the remote ice world of Hoth." Davis station celebrates Star Wars plus stories on science and work, both on and off station.

  • Red round hut with smiley face painted on with an aurora overhead

    25 July 2014 Single page view

    The majesty of Davis station is revealed as the sun returns from her hiatus. These photos are not to be missed!

  • Four expeditioners laying on a frozen lake lit up from beneath the ice

    18 July 2014 Single page view

    Collecting samples for science, annual stocktake, sightseeing, a 'who's who' with one of the crew from Davis, and much more!

  • Expeditioner in the sea ice facing a stunning sunrise

    11 July 2014 Single page view

    Lots of maintenance work at Davis this week, on station and out in the field, but also plenty of beautiful sunsets and scenery.

  • The back of the Hagglunds with a smiley face drawn on the snow covered back window

    4 July 2014 Single page view

    Despite the −30 degrees and the dark midwinter months, supporting our science projects is always top of mind. Also, one of the engines in our main power house decides to pack-it-in, and requires replacement.

  • photo of a menu set on a table

    27 June 2014 Single page view

    Midwinters celebrations at Davis station including the big, icy 'swim', food of course, presents and two birthdays.

  • Expeditioner carrying backpack leaning against large boulder

    20 June 2014 Single page view

    Preparations are underway at Davis for the annual midwinters celebrations, a continent-wide tradition.

  • Close up photo of female expeditioner sovered in light layer of snow

    13 June 2014 Single page view

    This week at Davis, we meet electrician Josh, do science in a tent two kilometres from station, and showcase recent field expeditions.

  • Large blue green iceberg

    6 June 2014 Single page view

    Find out what Davis expeditioners get up to on and off the job, and see some stunning scenery and aurora images.

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