This week at Davis

  • Chris Burns covered in ice in the outdoor spa at Davis for Midwinter

    24 June 2016

    It was all about midwinter at Davis this week.

  • The trail made by an emperor penguin on the sea ice near Davis Station

    17 June 2016

    As the dark takes over at Davis we open the Davis Blizz Bar, we visit Bandits and Platcha Huts and celebrate a birthday.

  • A swirling green aurora over the Bay.

    10 June 2016

    This week we said goodbye to the sun, watched auroras, had fun in the cinema, took a good look at the Green Store and discovered another amongst us.

  • Travelling up to Bandits hut just before the day dawns using the light of the Hagglunds to see our way through the ice bergs

    3 June 2016

    A busy week at Davis as we head off station to retrieve quads and a Hägglunds, celebrate a birthday, and fly flags in remembrance and acknowledgement.

  • A brilliant orange-red-yellow sunset at Bandits hut recently

    27 May 2016

    As it gets darker at Davis we eat cupcakes to raise awareness about MS, some of us take a trip to Bandits Hut, and we look for and find quads deployed during the summer

  • An emperor penguin near Davis sliding along on its front

    20 May 2016

    At Davis this week the surgical team practise their skills, we look at some of the Davis facilities, and a rare visit from an emperor penguin.

  • Two elephant seals moulting with skin peeling off their faces

    13 May 2016

    At Davis this week we are training to drive the Hagglunds; the nights are cold but they have auroras; and the elephant seal leaves the beach.

  • Sun’s rays illuminate the three crosses on top of Anchorage Island and form a light pillar shines up to the skies above

    6 May 2016

    Aaron tries to capture winter, Scott shows what a team effort can accomplish, and Chris explains that Mawson's gain was our gain also.

  • A poppy, the Davis programme of service and money with Davis logo for Two-up

    29 April 2016

    This week Davis commemorates ANZAC Day, samples the Doc's specialties, celebrates a birthday and drills the sea ice.

  • Ring main unit which distributes power across the station

    22 April 2016

    At Davis we prepare vehicles for winter, make electricity and then take time to watch a game after work

  • Brett Sambrooks Vas Georgiou and Dave Davies in front of the AWS that they have just erected in Heidemann Valley

    15 April 2016

    At Davis we celebrated with cakes galore, climbed a mast to check the anemometer, and erected an automatic weather station in Heidemann Valley.

  • Scott Visser, Jen Proudfoot, Aaron Stanley and Chris Burns in front of Deep Lake

    8 April 2016

    At Davis, the elephant seals are leaving, we test the sea ice thickness, and four walk to Brookes hut.

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