This week at Davis

  • Poster

    13 August 2010

    Giant petrels for all their size (they are the C130s of the Southern Ocean birds) are notoriously skittish and leave their nests and chicks quickly if disturbed. The colonies around Davis are believed to be right on the edge of their range so establishing cameras is a very non-invasive way of studying their habits and breeding success. Giant petrels for all their size (they are the C130s of the Southern Ocean birds) are notoriously skittish and leave their nests and chicks quickly if disturbed. The colonies around Davis are believed to be right on the edge of …

  • ALL BLACKS - beat the Wallabies  go NZ.

    This week at Davis 6 August

    Heading out to popular Bandit’s Hut for a couple nights via “Iceberg Alley”, we visited jade icebergs. The vibrant colours and distinct ripples and fractures throughout them are almost hypnotising, and we struggled to walk away from these amazing sights. Heading out to popular Bandit’s Hut for a couple nights via “Iceberg Alley”, we visited jade icebergs. The vibrant colours and distinct ripples and fractures throughout them are almost hypnotising, and we struggled to walk away from these amazing sights. …

  • Davis expeditioner in gym

    This week at Davis 30 July 2010

    A question that isn't asked that often, but should be, is how do we keep our beautiful beach-bodies buffed over the long dark cold winter months, and prevent them from becoming beachball-esque. A question that isn't asked that often, but should be, is how do we keep our beautiful beach-bodies buffed over the long dark cold winter months, and prevent them from becoming beachball-esque. …

  • Davis expeditioner doing stocktake

    23 July 2010

    It's hard to explain the anticipation of seeing the Sun after six weeks of darkness, and last Friday we saw our first signs of its smiling face. It arrived in earnest after about a week of theoretical sunrises blocked by a frustrating perpetual band of cloud on the northern horizon. Hooray! It's hard to explain the anticipation of seeing the Sun after six weeks of darkness, and last Friday we saw our first signs of its smiling face. It arrived in earnest after about a week of theoretical sunrises blocked by …

  • Davis Olympics team flags

    16 July 2010

    Winter Olympics Davis style! Winter Olympics Davis style! …

  • Outward Bound

    9 July 2010

    `Welcome Back` to our traverse expeditioners. `Welcome Back` to our traverse expeditioners. …

  • Midwinter swim at Davis

    2 July 2010

    Midwinter special continued … Better late than never, the last of our Midwinter swim photos did not make it into last week's edition so have included them at the start of this one. Midwinter swim at Davis Following our dip …

  • Cartoon of a frozen brain

    25 June 2010

    Davis Station, Antarctica 68º35'S 77º58'E So much has happened over the past few days that I have decided to feature a few things at a time. This week we're starting with the Mid-winter breakfast and swim. The lead up to …

  • Davis station Expeditioner with lettuces from station hydroponics

    18 June 2010

    Davis Station, Antarctica 68º35'S 77º58'E I mentioned last week the harvest hydroponics has been producing consistently week after week. This week was no exception… Making a delivery – Matt with the green fingers, plus lettuces. Photo: KdL Twelve went to …

  • Davis station Expeditioner in red Hagglund

    11 June 2010

    Davis Station, Antarctica 68º35'S 77º58'E Two birthdays this week, both on the 8th so double the cake. Many Happy Returns Wellsy. Birthday Landline, my idea of celebrating! Birthday boy Matt with accessory Red Hagg. Photo: Chris W   And Zupy, …

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