This week at Davis

  • Some rubbish to be returned to Australia from Davis station

    2 March 2007

    Well the summer is coming to an end here at Davis. People are running around doing some last minute work before the Aurora Australis gets here (scheduled for Tuesday). The guys working over at SAM have been cleaning up and …

  • Gear ready for packing into Hagglunds

    13 July 2007

    The approval of the traverse to AmandaBay / Larsemann Hills put a buzz around station with most people being involved in the preparations. Every one on station was willing to give a hand whether it was working on vehicles and …

  • Kitchen at Davis station

    6 July 2007

    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 …

  • Lone Adelie penguin

    12 October 2007

    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 …

  • Expeditioners with birthday cake.

    5 October 2007

    Things are in full swing this week at Davis with every body preparing for when the big red boat gets back, … yum … fresh fruit! Carpets and floors are getting cleaned, beds are being made, vehicles are getting de-winterized …

  • Lidar at night

    28 September 2007

    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 …

  • 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: …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

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