This week at Davis

  • Davis station Expeditioners busy with paperwork

    10 July 2009

    G'day from Davis with another weekly News. Midwinter's been and gone and the crew seem to have settled into a routine for the next stage of the expedition. From past experience it'll slip by surprisingly quickly. All too soon V1 …

  • 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. …

  • Davis Station Expeditioner cooking in field hut

    29 May 2009

    Celebrating Roland's Birthday with him this week in the field were Nick, Brett and Ashleigh. A birthday wish of Roland's was a fondue dinner. Nick being a bit of a whizz when it comes to Fondue was able to help …

  • Sun setting over the icebergs off Davis Station

    22 May 2009

    The sun is nearly ready to disappear for the mid winter and create the long polar night. On the 2nd of June the sun will set and not return till 10th July when it will rise at 1.40 pm and …

  • Davis Station with the Antarctic Plateau in the background

    5 June 2009

    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 …

  • Davis Station Expeditioners creating their Midwinter Film Festival Entry

    19 June 2009

    Hollywood fever strikes Davis. As the only available light rises on the horizon the whole station heads to the ice armed with props, cameras, vehicles and a schedule of scenes to film the Davis Midwinter movie, hoping to portray life …

  • 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 …

  • Deep Lake near Davis

    28 August 2009

    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 …

  • Davis Station Leader Pete Pedersen

    7 November 2008

    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 …

  • 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 …

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