This week at Davis

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 …

26 October 2007
Expeditioner working at laptop Greetings to all from the Riviera of the South This week's news is brought to you by the number 4 and the letter "F". Just when the procrastination levels hit an all time high and it looked like Icy news …

12 October 2007
Lone Adelie penguin The wildlife has started to return this week. The Weddells having been seen in increasing numbers in previous weeks have started pupping this week. The first sighting was by Cookie and Yogi, enjoying an afternoon trip down Long Fjord on …

4 May 2007
Expeditioners on their way to Sørsdal Knoll. As last week finished on a somber note, 'Ups' on Wednesday and 'Downs' on Thursday, let us recommence where we left it … The start of the official opening of sea ice travel drawing ever so closer, some of us …

27 April 2007
Expeditioner looking at the heating and ventilation airconditioning system This week at Davis our plumbers have been busy conducting a balancing act in the Sleeping Medical Quarters, balancing the heating and ventilation system that is, as you will see from the photo below, Brendan is measuring the amount of …

30 March 2007
Site services covered by snow Brought to you by Met Snow, snow and more snow has been a feature of the past week at Davis and the temperatures headed towards minus 25°C. The colder temperatures meant that some vehicles needed assistance in starting, and Paul …

11 May 2007
Dave C. and the ice mass station Brought to you by ''Davis Construction Services' Dave C has just installed a sea ice mass balance station on the sea ice out front of the station. It measures and logs the fast ice thickness and snow accumulation on the …

18 May 2007
Expeditioners celebrating a 40th birthday at Davis station This week at Davis has been highlighted by the fact that we had 2 birthdays during the week, and Tony and Dave were both celebrating their 40th year. Tony had organised a trip to Bandits Hut to mark his birthday, …

8 June 2007
Pink skies and moonlit icebergs This week's news bought to you by the Davis Doctor (Luigi) This week was marked with a few highlights at Davis.We all said our farewells to the sun as it made its final peep above the horizon.The day at Davis …

1 June 2007
Expeditioners measuring ice thickness A few weeks ago ice thickness surveying of HeidemennBay was completed. A new project is now underway to survey from Powell Point to ShirokayaBay. So far two day of drilling has yielded interesting results of water depth. Glen H, Denise …

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