This week at Davis

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • Kassbohrer Parked Up

    21 September 2007

    In the past strong wind at Davis has been known to send stones and objects through the windscreen of vehicles that have been parked up around station and there are only so many safe havens. So what do you do …

  • 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 …

  • Expeditioner having a hot drink while looking at cables

    3 August 2007

    Comms were busy this week continuing their work with all new UPS's installed in each building which are backing up the new Cisco switches ready for the new Cisco phones to be installed. Everything is new! Flat out Photo: Chef …

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