This week at Davis

  • Expeditioners celebrating a 40th birthday at Davis station

    18 May 2007

    This week at Davis has been highlighted by the fact that we had 2 birthdays during the week, and Tony and Dave were both celebrating their 40th year. Tony had organised a trip to Bandits Hut to mark his birthday, …

  • Pink skies and moonlit icebergs

    8 June 2007

    This week's news bought to you by the Davis Doctor (Luigi) This week was marked with a few highlights at Davis.We all said our farewells to the sun as it made its final peep above the horizon.The day at Davis …

  • Expeditioners measuring ice thickness

    1 June 2007

    A few weeks ago ice thickness surveying of HeidemennBay was completed. A new project is now underway to survey from Powell Point to ShirokayaBay. So far two day of drilling has yielded interesting results of water depth. Glen H, Denise …

  • Expeditioner on quad with petrel leading the way

    25 May 2007

    Icy News from Diesology Another week has passed us by and daylight hours are short, and an adventurous group headed out for a well deserved break on a four day hut crawl. The trip included Bandits, Platcha and Brookes huts, …

  • German research ship visiting Davis station

    23 March 2007

    Just when the dust had settled and we were starting to get into our winter routine, we received a visit from the German research vessel the Polarstern. It was so exciting to see another ship in the harbour, especially as …

  • The Aurora Australis, AA2 and the Phil Sulzberger

    16 March 2007

    The Aurora Australis finally made it here to Davis on Thursday, just before lunch time (only a few days later than scheduled). As always the most anticipated delivery was that of the mail. After this was delivered and sorted it …

  • From left: Ivan Hawthorn, Bill Bathurst, Dr Phillip Law, David Dodd and Alex Brown

    2 February 2007

    It has been a big couple of weeks down here at Davis, the most important being the 50th anniversary of our station. Australia's southern-most station was officially opened on January 13th 1957 by Phillip Law. Our morning began with a …

  • 19 January 2007

    Last week from Davis: After a very festive week or so at Davis, it is really now down to business… Many would disagree but GPS is not a TLA (Three Letter Acronym) for Going to Pretty Sites. Instead, it is …

  • I'm dreaming of Christmas???

    5 January 2007

    Well the new team has finally arrived. And in our honour, a party was planned. Some people want to call it Christmas instead of a welcoming party, so I guess that's what we'll call it. But before we could celebrate, …

  • Tony about to descend under the watchful eye of Heather

    16 February 2007

    Tony about to descend under the watchful eye of HeatherPhoto: Brendan Hopkins The final group of winter expeditioners was put through their field training late last week. Field training for the group has a two-fold reason. Number one is …

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