This week at Davis

  • 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 …

  • Snowy mantle

    5 May 2006

    This week has seen the departure of the last remaining elephant seal, who decided it was time to venture forth in search of warmer climes.

  • 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 …

  • Seal

    7 April 2006

    Another week has flown by at Davis, with the days getting ever shorter, and the sun rising palpably later every day. Moulting Adélie penguins are all but …

  • Camilla, Richard, Mez and Gray

    12 May 2006

    Well another week has flown by at Davis with some superb weather being experienced allowing a few field trips and some ice drilling and monitoring.

  • 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.

  • Man drinking warm drink on day 1 trip to Lake Veretina

    26 May 2006

    Five walkers got away over last Friday-Sunday to Platcha and Trajer Ridge. The trip comprised JR, Daryl, Elmo and Rosco lead by Darron "Jolly King".There was also a serious side as the walk was also part of Daryl's field training.Quads …

  • Dom and Tica deal with problem child #4

    9 June 2006

    Another busy week here at Davis. It goes without saying that preparations for Midwinters are in full swing, but much of that is hush hush! Despite being the dead of winter field work is continuing on Daryl's PhD project. Last …

  • Awesome!

    31 March 2006

    So we do get snow at Davis!! Our station no longer looks like a mining camp and now has a nice blanket of snow.

  • Council Worker

    2 June 2006

    Council WorkerPhoto: Daryl Xavier   Drilling drilling and more drilling…… Daryl and her trusty side kicks John and Gray have been trecking around the Vestfolds drilling several of Daryl's sample lakes in search of the Ace Lake monster. Only …

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