This week at Davis

  • Davis Station with the Antarctic Plateau in the background

    5 June 2009

    The sun has set for the last time on Davis and we have now entered the long polar night which will last for the next six weeks. The guys didn't waste the last few hours of sunlight and were all …

  • Davis Station Expeditioners creating their Midwinter Film Festival Entry

    19 June 2009

    Hollywood fever strikes Davis. As the only available light rises on the horizon the whole station heads to the ice armed with props, cameras, vehicles and a schedule of scenes to film the Davis Midwinter movie, hoping to portray life …

  • Tradesperson in a room with toolbox

    26 June 2009

    As midwinter's approached life here at Davis hit overdrive this week with many an inspired and enthusiastic expeditioner going about not only their daily jobs but preparations for the biggest event of the year … Midwinter's. Starting off this week …

  • Deep Lake near Davis

    28 August 2009

    What a wonderful week at Davis, truly the Riviera of the Antarctic. Clear blue skies and ample sunshine. The fine weather saw a team head up to Deep Lake to take some scientific measurements of the water the level. Deep …

  • 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 …

  • Moonrise taken from Bandits field hut near Davis Station

    23 May 2008

    Welcome to This Week at Davis. Although the weather cooled down somewhat, several people took advantage of the sea ice being open and visited the nearby field huts for a relaxing weekend. Shane, Dwayne and Paul headed to Bandits, while …

  • Davis Station Friday night drinks in the Electricians workshop

    16 May 2008

    News this week brought to you by your friendly plumbers, Webby and Muzza. A big howdy from all at Australia's southern most station, Davis. As another week of winter flashes us by station life continues to tick over at its …

  • Expeditioner digging out Quad bike bogged in snow

    9 May 2008

    This week saw teams head to the north and south of the Station to test the thickness of the sea ice prior to the official opening for travel. Greg and Andrew C went north to Long and Tryne Fjords planning …

  • Expeditioner outdoors with the new meteor antenna

    2 May 2008

    Greetings to all back on the mainland. It was another beautiful week at Davis Station, the Riviera of the South. Besides being overcast this week, it has been glorious weather thus far in April. The average temperature during the day …

  • Expeditioner 'capturing' the sun between thumb and forefinger

    30 May 2008

    Another wonderful week has passed by Davis station. The various weekly activities, including social and work engagements have been undertaken with the usual vigour and commitment that we have come to expect from the dynamic group at Davis. The sun …

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