This week at Davis

  • Periscope of the Fabry-Perot Spectrometers on the IOAC building roof at Davis Station

    22 February 2008

    This weeks' news is brought to you by Theo, a physicist summering at Davis Station. As a guest of the AAD from La Trobe University Physics Department I was privileged to be a passenger on the second A319 flight last …

  • Expeditioners dressed as scientists for Friday evening drinks at Davis Station

    15 February 2008

    While our good friends at Casey have been relaxing and enjoying the benefits of a cruise ship in the harbour, we here at Davis have been hard at it keeping the Antarctic program moving along. Last Friday evening commenced with …

  • Davis Station Expeditioner with binoculars looking for missing Sun

    4 July 2008

    This week at Davis began with a SAR mission to search for the missing sun, because on the 3rd of June the sun failed to appear and has not been seen since. Collectively we decided to look into this and …

  • Expeditioner digging out Quad bike bogged in snow

    9 May 2008

    This week saw teams head to the north and south of the Station to test the thickness of the sea ice prior to the official opening for travel. Greg and Andrew C went north to Long and Tryne Fjords planning …

  • 31 October 2008

    With the Orange Roughy (Aurora Australis) approaching; no news from Davis this week. …

  • Davis Station Leader Pete Pedersen

    7 November 2008

    As the Davis Antarctic winter comes to a close we may reflect on the growth each and every one of us has experienced during our stay in this isolated community. We have all matured from the spotty, characterless black and …

  • Expeditioner with birthday cake.

    17 October 2008

    Hello to all and welcome to the weekly Davis Icy News. This week we celebrated the birthday of the baby on station Mark M turning the young age of 30. Congratulations Mark. Mark with his extra large lamington. Photo: Dwayne …

  • Home-brewed beer stacked in the Crowbar.

    10 October 2008

    Hello from Davis The start of this week's news was the start of a new month, being the last full month on station for most of us so there's lot's going on. Cleaning, packing, de-winterising vehicles, and everything else required …

  • Davis Station Expeditioner training with AAD's eCon system

    3 October 2008

    As you read this it is 46 days until the majority of the Davis crew are back in Australia. No we're not counting we're just getting prepared and part of that preparation is eCon training at 9:00am on a Sunday …

  • Davis Station Expeditioners undergoing pre-departure fire training

    14 November 2008

    Welcome to this coming seasons winter crew, assembled from the far corners of Australia. We are a mixture of "return offenders" those that have been before and "first timers". No matter what brought us together or what individual skills we …

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