This week at Davis

  • Davis Station Expeditioner training with AAD's eCon system

    3 October 2008

    As you read this it is 46 days until the majority of the Davis crew are back in Australia. No we're not counting we're just getting prepared and part of that preparation is eCon training at 9:00am on a Sunday …

  • Davis Station Expeditioners undergoing pre-departure fire training

    14 November 2008

    Welcome to this coming seasons winter crew, assembled from the far corners of Australia. We are a mixture of "return offenders" those that have been before and "first timers". No matter what brought us together or what individual skills we …

  • Davis Station Expeditioners arriving at Brookes Hut for field training

    21 November 2008

    This was our first week at Davis and one of the priorities is to ensure everyone gets adequate survival training. Ably lead by Field Training Officer Mike G, a party of nine set out for an overnight stay in the …

  • Science team at Davis Station studying the effects of ocean acidification on microbes in the Southern Ocean

    19 December 2008

    Carrying over from last weeks scientific theme, we highlight an other very interesting science project this year at Davis, Project 40. All projects are given a project numbers and each must also have a Government Permit to conduct the experiments …

  • Map showing location of fast ice camera on Zolotov Island near Davis Station

    12 December 2008

    Davis this year has a very full science program and throughout the year we are hoping to update you with some of the activities taking place. So this week the Ice Oceans Atmosphere Climite (IOAC) scientists had a busy time …

  • Aircraft at Davis Station Skiway

    5 December 2008

    Welcome to Davis! This seems to have been a fairly regular kind of greeting lately with various aircraft, their respective crews and the new arrival of several Mawsonites to Davis. Several members of the team have departed to lovely Mawson …

  • Davis Station Mess looking sparsely populated with 8 Expeditioners off Station with the Larsemann Hills traverse

    11 July 2008

    Well, the Larsemann Hills Traverse is still away, and that means 8 people are off Station. Life on the Station has been very quiet this week, and it has been a battle to find enough material for Icy News. The …

  • Perihelion or sun dogs over Davis Station

    26 September 2008

    Hello and welcome to the weekly Davis news Of late the weather seems to be getting kinder, we have had some great days with the temp up to −9, sun out and no wind, sounds stupid I know but it's …

  • Snowfall around the buildings of Davis Station

    28 November 2008

    With almost 90 on station here at Davis, there have been plenty of achievements despite difficulties. This is what we have all been up to: Although the 2008 winterers are now back in Australia, winter seems reluctant to leave Davis …

  • Emperor penguin sighted near Davis Station

    8 August 2008

    Pete and Lloyd managed to slip out for a couple of day trips out to see the countryside. It seems Watts is becoming the "hut to be seen in". On the way, Lloyd managed to convince Pete to make a …

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