This week at Davis

  • 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 …

  • Davis Station Electrician synchronising he Station's generators

    1 August 2008

    Greetings from Davis. A mechanical flavour to this weeks Icy news. With the excitement of the traverse finished it has been back to the usual jobs involved with keeping the station running smoothly. With most works programs under control with …

  • Image of mid-July Sun at Davis Station, only just appearing above the horizon

    25 July 2008

    I'm sure it's been done before, But to make reading this not such a bore, I thought that this time, I'd make our little bit rhyme, And in limerick form – to be sure … Sunset/Sunrise at Davis – They …

  • First sighting of the Sun above the horizon at Davis Station since before Mid-winter

    18 July 2008

    It's been a big week at Davis, we've had a Blizzard, the return of the Sun over the horizon and the return of the Larsemann Hills traverse group This week marked the return of the sun over the horizon. People …

  • Australian rider Sonja Johnson and her horse Ringwould Jaguar in action.

    15 August 2008

    Welcome to this Olympic edition of News. We have been excitedly watching the Olympics which the AAD has kindly let us stream in over the interweb. Every night we have gathered hoping to see some of our favourite events like …

  • Hoar frost on a rope.

    22 August 2008

    G'day to everyone in Australia and around the World who join us each week to catch up on events that shape our lives here at Davis. We've had a healthy dose of sunlight over the past couple of days, and …

  • Davis Station Expeditioner with iced up motorcycle helmet

    12 September 2008

    Greetings from the Sunny but frozen Riviera of the south, Davis Station. Taking advantage of the abundance of 'rays' during the last week, plenty of people got out 'amongst' it to see the sights. Pete, Harriet and Lloyd took advantage …

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