This week at Davis

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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".

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • Aircraft at Davis Station Skiway

    5 December 2008

    Welcome to Davis! This seems to have been a fairly regular kind of greeting lately with various aircraft, their respective crews and the new arrival of several Mawsonites to Davis. Several members of the team have departed to lovely Mawson …

  • Map showing location of fast ice camera on Zolotov Island near Davis Station

    12 December 2008

    Davis this year has a very full science program and throughout the year we are hoping to update you with some of the activities taking place. So this week the Ice Oceans Atmosphere Climite (IOAC) scientists had a busy time …

  • Science team at Davis Station studying the effects of ocean acidification on microbes in the Southern Ocean

    19 December 2008

    Carrying over from last weeks scientific theme, we highlight an other very interesting science project this year at Davis, Project 40. All projects are given a project numbers and each must also have a Government Permit to conduct the experiments …

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