This week at Davis
11 December 2009
Ten kms of sea ice still remains, chopper trips to investigate reports of a new emperor penguin colony, LIDAR news with the first summer polar mesopheric clouds (indicators of climate change) detected, and powerhouse maintenance sadly takes out the coffee machine.
4 December 2009
Resupply delivers fresh goodies to restock the pantry, fridge and field fuel depots, tradies quietly restore living conditions, the continuing AMISOR ice shelf project and new diving project to assess sewerage impacts off to a successful start, Weddell seal and Adelie penguin surveys completed, field training continues and newest Antarctic Specially Protected Area, Amanda Bays emperor penguins visited.
27 November 2009
This week at Davis 27 November 2009
20 November 2009
Chaos reigns as the Aurora Australis attempts to reach the station through the ice a video of the struggle is included.
13 November 2009
This week at Davis 13 November 2009
6 November 2009
This week at Davis 6 November 2009
30 October 2009
Beautiful weather, faithful LIDAR, wildlife returns to breed and spectacular iceberg photos.
23 October 2009
Goodbye to reel-to-reel movies, a plethora of seal pups and the World motorcycle grand prix.
16 October 2009
Adelie penguins return, preparation for arrival of Aurora Australis and CASA 212 planes, new station bathrooms and waiting for pregnant Weddell seals to pup.
9 October 2009
This week at Davis 9 October 2009