This week at Davis

18 July 2008
First sighting of the Sun above the horizon at Davis Station since before Mid-winter It's been a big week at Davis, we've had a Blizzard, the return of the Sun over the horizon and the return of the Larsemann Hills traverse group This week marked the return of the sun over the horizon. People …

19 September 2008
Ferrari Disclaimer: Please note, this is a work of ficition. Most of it isn't true, and some parts certainly aren't. This week at Davis saw the first test flight of the Airbus for the year. Nervous about making untidy tyre tracks …

26 September 2008
Perihelion or sun dogs over Davis Station 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 …

28 November 2008
Snowfall around the buildings of Davis Station With almost 90 on station here at Davis, there have been plenty of achievements despite difficulties. This is what we have all been up to: Although the 2008 winterers are now back in Australia, winter seems reluctant to leave Davis …

21 November 2008
Davis Station Expeditioners arriving at Brookes Hut for field training This was our first week at Davis and one of the priorities is to ensure everyone gets adequate survival training. Ably lead by Field Training Officer Mike G, a party of nine set out for an overnight stay in the …

5 December 2008
Aircraft at Davis Station Skiway Welcome to Davis! This seems to have been a fairly regular kind of greeting lately with various aircraft, their respective crews and the new arrival of several Mawsonites to Davis. Several members of the team have departed to lovely Mawson …

12 December 2008
Map showing location of fast ice camera on Zolotov Island near Davis Station Davis this year has a very full science program and throughout the year we are hoping to update you with some of the activities taking place. So this week the Ice Oceans Atmosphere Climite (IOAC) scientists had a busy time …

19 December 2008
Science team at Davis Station studying the effects of ocean acidification on microbes in the Southern Ocean Carrying over from last weeks scientific theme, we highlight an other very interesting science project this year at Davis, Project 40. All projects are given a project numbers and each must also have a Government Permit to conduct the experiments …

14 November 2008
Davis Station Expeditioners undergoing pre-departure fire training Welcome to this coming seasons winter crew, assembled from the far corners of Australia. We are a mixture of "return offenders" those that have been before and "first timers". No matter what brought us together or what individual skills we …

7 November 2008
Davis Station Leader Pete Pedersen As the Davis Antarctic winter comes to a close we may reflect on the growth each and every one of us has experienced during our stay in this isolated community. We have all matured from the spotty, characterless black and …

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