This week at Davis

  • Aurora Australia unloading supplies on ice near Davis Station

    23 November 2007

    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 …

  • Skiway accommodation and offices near davis Station

    30 November 2007

    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 …

  • 2007 Davis Station Communications team - 'Trev and Glenn'

    9 November 2007

    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 …

  • Crevasse at Sorsdal glacier near Davis Station

    2 November 2007

    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 …

  • Bulldozer levelling road base

    19 October 2007

    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: …

  • Lake Stinear with mirror reflections

    17 August 2007

    Davis has had yet another exciting week. The rapidly increasing number of daylight hours has increased interest in outdoors activities again and the mild weather has continued apart from an "almost" blizzard mid week.  Lake Stinear Photo: David Correll   …

  • Expeditioner deep in the snow outside the station

    10 August 2007

    Davis news this week brought to you by the Sparkies This week at Davis has been a busy one with most people finishing off stock take and continuing with regular maintenance and construction work. This week also saw the reappearance …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • Site services covered by snow

    30 March 2007

    Brought to you by Met Snow, snow and more snow has been a feature of the past week at Davis and the temperatures headed towards minus 25°C. The colder temperatures meant that some vehicles needed assistance in starting, and Paul …

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