This week at Davis

  • Sunrise at Davis Station

    11 April 2008

    Hello from Davis, This week Davis has lived up to being "The Riviera of the South". With calm winds around station the sea ice which blew out last week has quickly reformed and looks thicker than before. As the days …

  • Moonrise taken from Bandits field hut near Davis Station

    23 May 2008

    Welcome to This Week at Davis. Although the weather cooled down somewhat, several people took advantage of the sea ice being open and visited the nearby field huts for a relaxing weekend. Shane, Dwayne and Paul headed to Bandits, while …

  • Expeditioner 'capturing' the sun between thumb and forefinger

    30 May 2008

    Another wonderful week has passed by Davis station. The various weekly activities, including social and work engagements have been undertaken with the usual vigour and commitment that we have come to expect from the dynamic group at Davis. The sun …

  • Davis Station Chef with his 'kitchen crew' for 2008 Midwinters day dinner

    27 June 2008

    There has been a hive of activity at Davis this week with both the preparations and participation for the Midwinters Day celebrations. The central figure for the day's events was of course our 5 star chef Dwayne R who had …

  • Expeditioner sweeping snow from sea ice near Davis Station to locate ice hole

    20 June 2008

    This week has been a rather quiet week by all accounts, especially as everyone is in full work mode building up to the midwinter traverse and the Midwinter's Day celebrations. Our resident biologist continues to work on out on the …

  • A traditional ANARE field dinner - pre-packaged steak and kidney pie and rehydrated potatoes

    13 June 2008

    Well it has been a very eventful week at Davis, but little time to take too many pictures. During the week, the SAR team were called upon to make their first real (and hopefully last) response to an incident in …

  • Tents at Woop Woop (Davis Station Skiway) during blizzard

    6 June 2008

    Greetings from Davis after another exciting week. During the week an intrepid group of eight consisting of Peter P, Scotty A, Noel C, Jason C, Dwayne R, Mark M, Paul J and Murray R travelled up to Woop Woop (yes …

  • Sunset at Davis Station

    4 April 2008

    Hello and welcome to the weekly Davis News This week has seen some stronger winds around station which blew the newly formed sea ice away, but within a couple of days it has started to reform. The ice close into …

  • Bull Elephant sea resting on shore

    28 March 2008

    Welcome back everyone. Most years at Davis, from January to April, we are fortunate to experience living with a herd of male southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina). They take a break from foraging on the Antarctic continental shelf while they …

  • Davis Station Winter Search and Rescue team undertaking training

    1 February 2008

    This week started off seriously, with the winter search and rescue (SAR), team heading into the field for some heavy duty field training, lead by the very lightweight FTO (food tasting officer) Tim G. Much of the two day exercise …

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