This week at Davis

  • Davis station Hagglund being lit up by Aurora lights

    3 July 2009

    It truly is midwinter at Davis now, with constant sub −20°C temperatures and no sun. Strange thing is, there is always a positive to every situation here, the absence of the sun has seen an increase in our night lights. …

  • Tradesperson in a room with toolbox

    26 June 2009

    As midwinter's approached life here at Davis hit overdrive this week with many an inspired and enthusiastic expeditioner going about not only their daily jobs but preparations for the biggest event of the year … Midwinter's. Starting off this week …

  • Davis Station Expeditioners drilling and measuring the sea ice

    15 May 2009

    This week at Davis Station sees us continuing our sea ice drilling where we check the sea ice thickness over the length and breadth of the Stations sea ice operational area . With measurements greater than 40 cm thick the …

  • Perihelion or sun dogs over Davis Station

    26 September 2008

    Hello and welcome to the weekly Davis news Of late the weather seems to be getting kinder, we have had some great days with the temp up to −9, sun out and no wind, sounds stupid I know but it's …

  • Australian rider Sonja Johnson and her horse Ringwould Jaguar in action.

    15 August 2008

    Welcome to this Olympic edition of News. We have been excitedly watching the Olympics which the AAD has kindly let us stream in over the interweb. Every night we have gathered hoping to see some of our favourite events like …

  • Emperor penguin sighted near Davis Station

    8 August 2008

    Pete and Lloyd managed to slip out for a couple of day trips out to see the countryside. It seems Watts is becoming the "hut to be seen in". On the way, Lloyd managed to convince Pete to make a …

  • Hoar frost on a rope.

    22 August 2008

    G'day to everyone in Australia and around the World who join us each week to catch up on events that shape our lives here at Davis. We've had a healthy dose of sunlight over the past couple of days, and …

  • Fish and chips dinner ready for Friday night drinks at Davis Station

    29 August 2008

    Greetings from Davis, another week full of fun and joy has passed us by, although we did manage to catch some of it. Friday drinks are always a good social get together, and this week it was the Comms department …

  • Davis Station Medical team during a recent surgical training exercise

    5 September 2008

    The Davis Medical team got together recently for a Surgical Exercise. Noel kindly offered to be the "patient", and his anaesthetic was looked after by Dwayne and Ray. Andrew T and Jason assisted Lloyd, the Doc, with the operation. These …

  • Davis Station Electrician synchronising he Station's generators

    1 August 2008

    Greetings from Davis. A mechanical flavour to this weeks Icy news. With the excitement of the traverse finished it has been back to the usual jobs involved with keeping the station running smoothly. With most works programs under control with …

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