This week at Davis

  • Science team at Davis Station studying the effects of ocean acidification on microbes in the Southern Ocean

    19 December 2008

    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 …

  • Davis Station Expeditioners undergoing pre-departure fire training

    14 November 2008

    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 …

  • 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 …

  • Davis Station Expeditioner training with AAD's eCon system

    3 October 2008

    As you read this it is 46 days until the majority of the Davis crew are back in Australia. No we're not counting we're just getting prepared and part of that preparation is eCon training at 9:00am on a Sunday …

  • Home-brewed beer stacked in the Crowbar.

    10 October 2008

    Hello from Davis The start of this week's news was the start of a new month, being the last full month on station for most of us so there's lot's going on. Cleaning, packing, de-winterising vehicles, and everything else required …

  • Expeditioner with birthday cake.

    17 October 2008

    Hello to all and welcome to the weekly Davis Icy News. This week we celebrated the birthday of the baby on station Mark M turning the young age of 30. Congratulations Mark. Mark with his extra large lamington. Photo: Dwayne …

  • 31 October 2008

    With the Orange Roughy (Aurora Australis) approaching; no news from Davis this week. …

  • 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 …

  • Expeditioner from Davis Station visiting his counterpart at Chinese Station, Zhong Shan

    8 February 2008

    This week's news is brought to you by the ESS. This is what we have all been up to … A team from IOAC (Ray, Didier and Mark) along with a Met tech (Greg) headed to Zhong Shan for three …

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