This week at Davis

  • Davis Station 2008-09 Summer Expeditioners

    13 March 2009

    What a week at Davis, one full of emotions, some with joy and others with remorse. After nearly 5 months together it was time to say goodbye to our summer colleagues and friends. Over the summer Davis has been a …

  • Davis mechanic standing with the blue Hagglunds in the mechanics workshop

    8 May 2009

    Our focus this week at Davis is very much on the operational side of things. We are hoping later in the year to do a winter traverse using Hägglunds vehicles to visit our nearest neighbours the Chinese at their base …

  • Davis station brewery book

    31 July 2009

    Even though it is still three months till the first ship arrives at Davis for re-supply, planning and preparation is well under way. As the ship is "alcohol" free, over 100 ships crew and new expeditioners will arrive on station …

  • Davis station Expeditioner repairing Platcha field hut

    24 July 2009

    Gday from all at Davis. It is becoming harder and harder to keep coming up with new material for the avid readers back home, but we'll give it a go none-the-less. Mid-winter has come and gone, the sun has returned, …

  • Davis station Expeditioners at Mikkelsens Cairn

    7 August 2009

    This week at Davis: 7 August 2009

  • Ashleigh W enjoying the skiing and the nacreous clouds in the twilight.

    14 August 2009

    This week's Davis Icy News is proudly brought to you by the only one on station who was happy with the result of mid July's Bledisloe Cup match! Woo-hoo! Let's hope the All Blacks can repeat the result next time. …

  • 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 …

  • Moderate blowing snow at Davis

    21 August 2009

    Blizzard Alert This week Davis "The Riviera of the South" was host to its first blizzard in several months. At the peak of the blizzard, the wind speeds exceeded 70 knots and visibility was reduced to less than a few …

  • The Sun making a brief appearence above the horizon at Davis station following the Winter Solstice

    17 July 2009

    This week Davis celebrated the long awaited return of the Sun on the 10th July. But the Sun hadn't read the schedule and made a very brief unexpected appearance on the 9th July which had expeditioners scurrying for their camera's. …

  • Davis station Expeditioners busy with paperwork

    10 July 2009

    G'day from Davis with another weekly News. Midwinter's been and gone and the crew seem to have settled into a routine for the next stage of the expedition. From past experience it'll slip by surprisingly quickly. All too soon V1 …

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