This week at Davis

  • Leaf like patterns of ice crystals on a window

    10 October 2014 Single page view

    No news from Davis this week as the station has had some technical difficulties.

  • Expeditioner sitting amongst snow and rock with a camping stove

    3 October 2014 Single page view

    Preparations are underway to clear a landing strip for planes at Davis station. In the field, unpredictable Antarctic conditions slow down science. Rob celebrates a stellar birthday and expeditioners share photos of some recent stunning sights.

  • Close up photo of expeditioner wearing goggles

    26 September 2014 Single page view

    Nick's cartoon depicts how to make a big work task fun, and a group of eight get stranded (safely) for a few extra days at the Rauers.

  • Bright purple and yellow aurora

    19 September 2014 Single page view

    Nick's cartoon preludes the adventures of eight expeditioners who may have overpacked for their week away to Rauers. Also from Davis this week the fuel tanks get a clean and brilliant purple skies light up the night as auroras abound.

  • Bright yellow sunset with icebergs in the foreground

    12 September 2014 Single page view

    The lengths people go to at Davis to get a photo of the first summer penguin! Work and a pretty beautiful quad drive round out the news this week.

  • Expeditioner wearing scottish kilt and face painted blue and white

    5 September 2014 Single page view

    This week at Davis, the weekly cartoon covers a serious issue, snaps from around station show the weekly work (and some fun), serious field training is conducted and expeditioners hold a medieval feast - castle included.

  • Close up photo of two people near a lake holding a blue container lid

    29 August 2014 Single page view

    At Davis station, the winners are announced for the 48 Hour Antarctic Film Festival, plus expeditioners get out into the field for science and more.

  • 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.

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