This week at Davis

  • Narrow lake in rocky terrain on a fine day

    18 April 2008

    April has provided some stunning weather thus far. A few have taken the opportunity to make the most of it and head off station for some R&R. Andrew T, Dwayne and Noel headed out to Brookes to stretch their legs, …

  • Expeditioner photographing dental equipment to assist with repairs

    21 December 2007

    This week's Davis station news brought to you by Dr Gordon. Despite there only being four more shopping days till Christmas the Tradies at Davis are still hard at it keeping the station ship shape and in fine running order. …

  • Expeditioners before having their heads shaved for charity event

    14 December 2007

    Greetings and salutations from the Riviera of the South, Davis station. Much can happen in a week, or so we found out. Friday night turned out to be a big one for charity as an auction was organised to see …

  • Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) - part of power generation system at Davis Station

    7 December 2007

    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 …

  • Expeditioner working at laptop

    26 October 2007

    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 …

  • Skiway accommodation and offices near davis Station

    30 November 2007

    Life continues at a hectic pace here at Davis as the works programmes get into full swing and helicopters return from Mawson. Our two AGSOs Sharon and Glenn have been busy up at Woop Woop Skiway preparing the surface for …

  • Expeditioners on their way to Sørsdal Knoll.

    4 May 2007

    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 …

  • Expeditioner looking at the heating and ventilation airconditioning system

    27 April 2007

    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 …

  • Site services covered by snow

    30 March 2007

    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 …

  • Dave C. and the ice mass station

    11 May 2007

    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 …

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