This week at Davis

  • 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". On the way, Lloyd managed to convince Pete to make a …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • Fish and chips dinner ready for Friday night drinks at Davis Station

    29 August 2008

    Greetings from Davis, another week full of fun and joy has passed us by, although we did manage to catch some of it. Friday drinks are always a good social get together, and this week it was the Comms department …

  • Ferrari

    19 September 2008

    Disclaimer: Please note, this is a work of ficition. Most of it isn't true, and some parts certainly aren't. This week at Davis saw the first test flight of the Airbus for the year. Nervous about making untidy tyre tracks …

  • Davis Station Expeditioner with iced up motorcycle helmet

    12 September 2008

    Greetings from the Sunny but frozen Riviera of the south, Davis Station. Taking advantage of the abundance of 'rays' during the last week, plenty of people got out 'amongst' it to see the sights. Pete, Harriet and Lloyd took advantage …

  • Davis Station Medical team during a recent surgical training exercise

    5 September 2008

    The Davis Medical team got together recently for a Surgical Exercise. Noel kindly offered to be the "patient", and his anaesthetic was looked after by Dwayne and Ray. Andrew T and Jason assisted Lloyd, the Doc, with the operation. These …

  • Quiz night winning team with their prizes

    25 January 2008

    Greeting from Davis, This is brought to you by your very friendly, polite and now even more creative chefs from the heart of the boiler room. It has been another eventful week here on the "Riviera of the south", with …

  • Google Earth file showing journey route recorded by GPS

    18 January 2008

    Hobart to Davis in under 15 hours: An expeditioner perspective (with noctilucent ice cloud science from the window seat). Davis participated in the success of the new Airlink as three expeditioners (Andrew K, Theo D and John F) were delivered …

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