This week at Davis

  • Davis Station Mess looking sparsely populated with 8 Expeditioners off Station with the Larsemann Hills traverse

    11 July 2008

    Well, the Larsemann Hills Traverse is still away, and that means 8 people are off Station. Life on the Station has been very quiet this week, and it has been a battle to find enough material for Icy News. The …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 31 October 2008

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

  • 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 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 …

  • Davis Station Expeditioners arriving at Brookes Hut for field training

    21 November 2008

    This was our first week at Davis and one of the priorities is to ensure everyone gets adequate survival training. Ably lead by Field Training Officer Mike G, a party of nine set out for an overnight stay in the …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

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