This week at Davis

6 July 2007
Kitchen at Davis station Brought to you by the letters C, A, R & P.With only 10 of us on station you would think we would be running amuck. Quite the opposite with re-order stock takes, reports, monthly checks and check ups. A day …

19 October 2007
Bulldozer levelling road base Things are happening around station this week that remind us of the AA and resupply. Yogi is calling cargo cut off dates, machines not active since summer are being exercised, escapees packing personal possessions and way construction. Road Base Photo: …

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 …

28 September 2007
Lidar at night You may recall from previous weekly news editions that there has been some work going to get two green beam from the LIDAR. On Saturday the 15th of September, the new installed LASER beam steer system was finally put to …

2 November 2007
Crevasse at Sorsdal glacier near Davis Station Under the Yogi's illustrious leadership Glen H, Graham, Luigi, Colin, Denise and Glen R managed a quick 'summer holiday' at the Rauer Islands before the arrival of the ship. The crossing of the Sorsdal Glacier was exciting with some snow …

9 November 2007
2007 Davis Station Communications team - 'Trev and Glenn' Greetings to all whose eyes grace us this week And so the time is upon us to pack it up and make like ducks. Last Friday saw our final formal dinner as members of the 60th ANARE and 50th wintering …

30 November 2007
Skiway accommodation and offices near davis Station 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 …

23 November 2007
Aurora Australia unloading supplies on ice near Davis Station Welcome to the first Icy News of the '08 season, bought to you by Station Leader Pete. Last week was taken up with station resupply over the ice, and official handover of the station. There was considerable excitement onboard the …

21 September 2007
Kassbohrer Parked Up In the past strong wind at Davis has been known to send stones and objects through the windscreen of vehicles that have been parked up around station and there are only so many safe havens. So what do you do …

14 September 2007
Expeditioners working on Hagglunds Last weekend saw Annette, Tony, Matt and Brendan head out to Brookes Hut for a relaxing weekend of doing as little as possible. It didn't start out that way with their Hägglunds having some mechanical problems about half way to …

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