This week at Davis

1 May 2009
Expeditioners gathered outside for 2009 ANZAC Day Dawn Service at Davis Station Davis celebrated ANZAC Day this week and every expeditioner on Station attended the dawn service, which fortunately for us was not all that early with the sun rising at 1002 hours. The day started pretty well with Dave and his …

6 March 2009
Davis Station Expeditioner drilling hole in ice on Sorsdal Glacier This week a program of science has been going on near Flanders Moraine on the Sorsdal Glacier. Andy H. who flew all the way over from Sheffield (in England) for the science, together with Harriet P. and a team of …

13 March 2009
Davis Station 2008-09 Summer Expeditioners What a week at Davis, one full of emotions, some with joy and others with remorse. After nearly 5 months together it was time to say goodbye to our summer colleagues and friends. Over the summer Davis has been a …

5 June 2009
Davis Station with the Antarctic Plateau in the background The sun has set for the last time on Davis and we have now entered the long polar night which will last for the next six weeks. The guys didn't waste the last few hours of sunlight and were all …

31 July 2009
Davis station brewery book Even though it is still three months till the first ship arrives at Davis for re-supply, planning and preparation is well under way. As the ship is "alcohol" free, over 100 ships crew and new expeditioners will arrive on station …

24 July 2009
Davis station Expeditioner repairing Platcha field hut Gday from all at Davis. It is becoming harder and harder to keep coming up with new material for the avid readers back home, but we'll give it a go none-the-less. Mid-winter has come and gone, the sun has returned, …

7 August 2009
Davis station Expeditioners at Mikkelsens Cairn This week at Davis: 7 August 2009

14 August 2009
Ashleigh W enjoying the skiing and the nacreous clouds in the twilight. This week's Davis Icy News is proudly brought to you by the only one on station who was happy with the result of mid July's Bledisloe Cup match! Woo-hoo! Let's hope the All Blacks can repeat the result next time. …

28 August 2009
Deep Lake near Davis What a wonderful week at Davis, truly the Riviera of the Antarctic. Clear blue skies and ample sunshine. The fine weather saw a team head up to Deep Lake to take some scientific measurements of the water the level. Deep …

21 August 2009
Moderate blowing snow at Davis Blizzard Alert This week Davis "The Riviera of the South" was host to its first blizzard in several months. At the peak of the blizzard, the wind speeds exceeded 70 knots and visibility was reduced to less than a few …

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