This week at Davis

1 February 2008
Davis Station Winter Search and Rescue team undertaking training 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 …

25 January 2008
Quiz night winning team with their prizes Greeting from Davis, This is brought to you by your very friendly, polite and now even more creative chefs from the heart of the boiler room. It has been another eventful week here on the "Riviera of the south", with …

4 January 2008
Carpenters removing old buildings at Davis Station Welcome back everyone. A bonus 2 week Christmas and New Year edition of Davis News. While Christmas anticipation was building up, our carpenters were pulling buildings down. The 1957 buildings of the old Davis station are showing their age and …

11 January 2008
Low pressure system over Davis last week (Lidar Building in foreground). This week's news is brought to you by the ESS. This is what we have all been up to: The LIDAR team has just managed to break a massive record … We've collected over 235 hours of data for December. …

18 January 2008
Google Earth file showing journey route recorded by GPS Hobart to Davis in under 15 hours: An expeditioner perspective (with noctilucent ice cloud science from the window seat). Davis participated in the success of the new Airlink as three expeditioners (Andrew K, Theo D and John F) were delivered …

14 March 2008
Expeditioners loading rubbish into furnace Last week, Davis had a visit by the Chinese from Zhong Shan Station. Their visit proved to be the highlight of that week. This week, we were equally looking forward to a visit by the Indians, on Monday 10th March, …

7 March 2008
Expeditioners at Friday evening drinks in Davis Station surgery Well first week on station on our own, following the departure of the Aurora Australis (AA) and all who sailed on her. With 37 fewer expeditioners on station, and up to 100 overnighting at Davis during V4 – it has …

16 May 2008
Davis Station Friday night drinks in the Electricians workshop News this week brought to you by your friendly plumbers, Webby and Muzza. A big howdy from all at Australia's southern most station, Davis. As another week of winter flashes us by station life continues to tick over at its …

23 May 2008
Moonrise taken from Bandits field hut near Davis Station 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 …

30 May 2008
Expeditioner 'capturing' the sun between thumb and forefinger 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 …

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