This week at Davis

  • 19 March 2010

    Davis is busy with personnel changeover this week after the arrival of the Aurora Australis...

  • Davis diver ready to go

    12 March 2010

    The dive team has worked extremely hard, heading out just after breaky and back in after dinner. Apart from a few bad starts due to unfortunate weather, most days have been a great success.

  • Davis station forecaster at work in office

    26 February 2010

    Davis, "The Riviera of the South", has had a very balmy summer, so it can come as a surprise when the more usual Antarctic weather sets in and hangs around for a while.

  • Davis expeditioner meets local sea creatures at Davis

    19 February 2010

    With winds consistently blowing around the 30 knot mark and gusting into the 50s, a weekend indoors was assured. Friday drinks, aptly titled "Bugs in the Bar" was hosted by the marine scientists and divers, who showed us many fascinating local sea critters.

  • New faces coming in from the ship and container being craned off the barge

    12 February 2010

    The Aurora Australis arrives and departs with resupply, LIDAR operations and rare night-shining clouds, sewerage science, music bands, darts and muesli.

  • Davis expeditioner working on the walkway

    5 February 2010

    Work programs, building projects, diving and AMISOR field work and socialising continue unabated

  • Davis expeditioners form quartet on station

    29 January 2010

    Robbie Burns night and Australia Day celebrations with international visitors, diving program underway and an exploding lake.

  • The new living quarters construction at Davis

    22 January 2010

    Great weather, station water system, diving, living quarters' construction, glaciology, and visits to Russian and Chinese stations.

  • Davis living quarters' construction

    15 January 2010

    Progress with building works, the arrival of Aurora Australis and continuing station maintenance

  • The AMISOR Camp

    8 January 2010

    Food and fun at Christmas and New Year's celebrations, international hospitality with Chinese, Russian and Indian expeditioners, and drysuit diving in freezing waters.

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