This week at Davis

  • Lake Stinear with mirror reflections

    17 August 2007

    Davis has had yet another exciting week. The rapidly increasing number of daylight hours has increased interest in outdoors activities again and the mild weather has continued apart from an "almost" blizzard mid week.  Lake Stinear Photo: David Correll   …

  • Deep Lake

    24 August 2007

    Deep Lake Photo: Dan Smith   Friday night saw a great gathering of pilots in the green store to show and discuss their fine engineering skills over an end of week ale. Unlike centuries of flight around the world, …

  • Expeditioners working on Hagglunds

    14 September 2007

    Last weekend saw Annette, Tony, Matt and Brendan head out to Brookes Hut for a relaxing weekend of doing as little as possible. It didn't start out that way with their Hägglunds having some mechanical problems about half way to …

  • Expeditioners lifted up by crane near windows

    7 September 2007

    This week at Davis has been….. STOP!!! Hold everything!!! Nothing more is to happen on anything until Met get their windows clean! And unfortunately for you dear reader, that means our news too. Luckily for us all, Jason and Matt …

  • Man wearing hat and facing away from the camera

    31 August 2007

    Greetings from the Rivera of the South. This week's Icy News is brought to you by Fire Trucks from "Nina's" as a bad case of the "couldn't:" bee's attacked the Davis Construction Crew. Another week has flown by here gracing …

  • Phil anaesthetises a female Weddell to allow measurement and examination by Judy and Kathryn

    15 December 2006

    This will be our last newsletter before the Aurora Australis appears early next week and probably the last one before the 2006 wintering group (most of them anyway) head home (via Casey). It has been another busy week in the …

  • Contents from a Mawson reefer being systematically inspected for priority freight.

    8 December 2006

    The Mawson 'Mini Resupply' continued this week with a total of five CASA 212 flights now completed. These carried priority required items for work programs plus personal gear and food including fresh produce. Davis looks like "reefer alley" with six …

  • The Aurora 40nm off Davis

    1 December 2006

    Apologies for no news last week. We had a big orange thing here that required everyone's undivided attention! As a result this news will cover two weeks of happenings in and around Davis.

  • Saint Georges Day regalea hat

    28 April 2006

    This was a week for the photographers at Davis, with Saint Georges Day, ANZAC Day, the LIDAR operating, Auroras, and a big snow fall.

  • Sea ice drilling

    21 April 2006

    Well basically started the week off with our Sea Ice monitoring team of Dom, JR and Paul D hitching up some sleds and drilling the usual sites, with the average thickness being 340 …

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