This week at Davis

  • Low pressure system over Davis last week (Lidar Building in foreground).

    11 January 2008

    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. …

  • Carpenters removing old buildings at Davis Station

    4 January 2008

    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 …

  • 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 …

  • Expeditioners dressed as scientists for Friday evening drinks at Davis Station

    15 February 2008

    While our good friends at Casey have been relaxing and enjoying the benefits of a cruise ship in the harbour, we here at Davis have been hard at it keeping the Antarctic program moving along. Last Friday evening commenced with …

  • 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 …

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