This week at Davis

  • The ship Aurora Australis stuck in the thick ice during resupply

    25 January 2013 Single page view

    It's resupply time at Davis, international station leaders drop in and expeditioners take a dip in the cold water for Australia Day. Brrrr!

  • Chinese and Australian expeditioners exchanging gifts

    18 January 2013 Single page view

    International visits, bird watching and fire training at Davis station.

  • A silhouette view of expeditioners on their walk with the sun in the background

    11 January 2013 Single page view

    Dancing, walking and a mysterious clockmaker, this week from Davis station.

  • The arrival of Santa atop a red Hagglund vehicle

    4 January 2013 Single page view

    Christmas at Davis station sees Santa arriving by Hagglund.

  • A black-browed Albatross in full flight

    21 December 2012 Single page view

    The trip south to Davis in pictures including stunning glimpses of birds and 'bergs.

  • Two tired expeditioners pose smiling in full fire fighting gear

    14 December 2012 Single page view

    When the ship arrives at Davis there will be a whole new and enthusiast crew to take over. Before they actually set foot in Antarctica, a lot of training in Hobart has taken place to prepare them for the year ahead. We introduce the incoming Davis station expeditioners for the 2012/13 season.

  • Helicopter leaves Davis

    7 December 2012 Single page view

    The Aurora Australis has arrived! A few more articles from departing 2012 Davis winterers while the new team settles in.

  • Leucistic penguin at Davis

    30 November 2012 Single page view

    With the ship nearly here to take us home, we visit Gardners Island, the Vestfold hills and Blondie, the white Adelie penguin. A fond farewell from the Davis 65th ANARE.

  • Barbeque Davis 2012

    23 November 2012 Single page view

    As the ship sails south, Davis makes the most of the last few days and prepares for the newcomers!

  • CPC engineer working on bird colony camera

    16 November 2012 Single page view

    This week at Davis we keep an eye on the sea ice, visit Hawker Island to see what the giant petrels are doing and welcome back a trouble-making lone elephant seal.

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