This week at Davis

6 June 2008
Tents at Woop Woop (Davis Station Skiway) during blizzard 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 …

28 March 2008
Bull Elephant sea resting on shore 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 …

9 May 2008
Expeditioner digging out Quad bike bogged in snow This week saw teams head to the north and south of the Station to test the thickness of the sea ice prior to the official opening for travel. Greg and Andrew C went north to Long and Tryne Fjords planning …

2 May 2008
Expeditioner outdoors with the new meteor antenna Greetings to all back on the mainland. It was another beautiful week at Davis Station, the Riviera of the South. Besides being overcast this week, it has been glorious weather thus far in April. The average temperature during the day …

11 April 2008
Sunrise at Davis Station 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 …

4 April 2008
Sunset at Davis Station 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 …

18 April 2008
Narrow lake in rocky terrain on a fine day April has provided some stunning weather thus far. A few have taken the opportunity to make the most of it and head off station for some R&R. Andrew T, Dwayne and Noel headed out to Brookes to stretch their legs, …

21 December 2007
Expeditioner photographing dental equipment to assist with repairs This week's Davis station news brought to you by Dr Gordon. Despite there only being four more shopping days till Christmas the Tradies at Davis are still hard at it keeping the station ship shape and in fine running order. …

14 December 2007
Expeditioners before having their heads shaved for charity event Greetings and salutations from the Riviera of the South, Davis station. Much can happen in a week, or so we found out. Friday night turned out to be a big one for charity as an auction was organised to see …

7 December 2007
Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) - part of power generation system at Davis Station This weeks news is brought to you by the trade group (actually the ESS), and as there are 25 tradies here this summer, for the old timers it's been as busy as the rebuilding program days. This is what they …

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