This week at Davis

  • Expeditioners loading rubbish into furnace

    14 March 2008

    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, …

  • Expeditioners at Friday evening drinks in Davis Station surgery

    7 March 2008

    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 …

  • Snow on ground at Davis Station

    29 February 2008

    Greetings from Davis station, it's been a busy week preparing for our last visitor of the summer. A hive of activity around station with packing and winterising the station ready for the big orange taxi. The weather which is normally …

  • Periscope of the Fabry-Perot Spectrometers on the IOAC building roof at Davis Station

    22 February 2008

    This weeks' news is brought to you by Theo, a physicist summering at Davis Station. As a guest of the AAD from La Trobe University Physics Department I was privileged to be a passenger on the second A319 flight last …

  • Davis Station Expeditioner with binoculars looking for missing Sun

    4 July 2008

    This week at Davis began with a SAR mission to search for the missing sun, because on the 3rd of June the sun failed to appear and has not been seen since. Collectively we decided to look into this and …

  • Expeditioner digging out Quad bike bogged in snow

    9 May 2008

    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 …

  • 31 October 2008

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

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

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