This week at Davis

  • The Sun making a brief appearence above the horizon at Davis station following the Winter Solstice

    17 July 2009

    This week Davis celebrated the long awaited return of the Sun on the 10th July. But the Sun hadn't read the schedule and made a very brief unexpected appearance on the 9th July which had expeditioners scurrying for their camera's. …

  • Davis station Expeditioners busy with paperwork

    10 July 2009

    G'day from Davis with another weekly News. Midwinter's been and gone and the crew seem to have settled into a routine for the next stage of the expedition. From past experience it'll slip by surprisingly quickly. All too soon V1 …

  • Davis Station with the Antarctic Plateau in the background

    5 June 2009

    The sun has set for the last time on Davis and we have now entered the long polar night which will last for the next six weeks. The guys didn't waste the last few hours of sunlight and were all …

  • Davis Station Expeditioner cooking in field hut

    29 May 2009

    Celebrating Roland's Birthday with him this week in the field were Nick, Brett and Ashleigh. A birthday wish of Roland's was a fondue dinner. Nick being a bit of a whizz when it comes to Fondue was able to help …

  • Davis Station Expeditioners creating their Midwinter Film Festival Entry

    19 June 2009

    Hollywood fever strikes Davis. As the only available light rises on the horizon the whole station heads to the ice armed with props, cameras, vehicles and a schedule of scenes to film the Davis Midwinter movie, hoping to portray life …

  • Tradesperson in a room with toolbox

    26 June 2009

    As midwinter's approached life here at Davis hit overdrive this week with many an inspired and enthusiastic expeditioner going about not only their daily jobs but preparations for the biggest event of the year … Midwinter's. Starting off this week …

  • Davis station Hagglund being lit up by Aurora lights

    3 July 2009

    It truly is midwinter at Davis now, with constant sub −20°C temperatures and no sun. Strange thing is, there is always a positive to every situation here, the absence of the sun has seen an increase in our night lights. …

  • Deep Lake near Davis

    28 August 2009

    What a wonderful week at Davis, truly the Riviera of the Antarctic. Clear blue skies and ample sunshine. The fine weather saw a team head up to Deep Lake to take some scientific measurements of the water the level. Deep …

  • 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 …

  • Moonrise taken from Bandits field hut near Davis Station

    23 May 2008

    Welcome to This Week at Davis. Although the weather cooled down somewhat, several people took advantage of the sea ice being open and visited the nearby field huts for a relaxing weekend. Shane, Dwayne and Paul headed to Bandits, while …

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