This week at Davis

16 October 2009
Kazak water line - the sea ice has broken out and open water can be seen 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
Davis expeditioners The year is rapidly coming to end for the winterers at Davis, with less then three weeks before the ship departs Hobart to come and get the majority of us. Three winterers Roland, Steve and Paul are staying on for …

2 October 2009
Davis expeditioners outside Platcha Hut with the plateau in the background This week we had Phil, Brett, Christian and Steele all go off for a four day jolly to Platcha and Bandits huts. Although we all miss certain foods when away from station, it's not all that bad sitting out at …

25 September 2009
Brett gets his fix of sugar What a week of highs have we experienced at Davis this week. We are not sure what caused it – perhaps is was the equinox on the 21st September when everywhere on the planet, South Pole, North Pole and everywhere …

18 September 2009
Intentions Board Intentions Board Photo: Brett S With the season seemingly coming to a close the annual mass exit from station into the field has begun. With the intentions board in the foyer getting a good work over, the first off …

11 September 2009
The traverse team  L-R  Peter, Steele, Dave & Colin With the sun setting later everyday we are now enjoying full days of sunlight. As the light increases Davis is getting busier. This week was one full of activity. First off, we had a team of four depart on an …

4 September 2009
Davis expeditioner checks radio repeater at Tarbuck Cragg Icy News 4 Sep 09 brought to you by Davis comms … G'Day All and welcome to another update on the weekly events at Davis. The station has certainly lived up to its reputation as "The Riviera of the South" …

27 February 2009
Historical image from 1964 of Davis Station Expeditioners collecting snow for water This week's news, by Mark P, is focused on water, and the efforts to provide water at Davis since the Station's establishment In January 1957, ANARE established Australia's second Antarctic Station, Davis, in time for the commencement of the International …

20 February 2009
Indian delegation with Davis Station Leader You would think that being at an Antarctic Station would be isolated and you would rarely have a visitor. Not so at Davis, with our constant stream on international visitors this summer continuing this week with a visit from an …

13 February 2009
Davis Station Expeditioners in the Grove Mountains near Davis Station Surveyors from Geoscience Australia, Alex W and Ryan R, spent one week working out of Law-Racovita Base in the Larsemann Hills. The guys found themselves in the mix of international Antarctic programs, interacting with the local Russians at Progress II …

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