This week at Davis

  • Carpenters removing old buildings at Davis Station

    4 January 2008

    Welcome back everyone. A bonus 2 week Christmas and New Year edition of Davis News. While Christmas anticipation was building up, our carpenters were pulling buildings down. The 1957 buildings of the old Davis station are showing their age and …

  • Low pressure system over Davis last week (Lidar Building in foreground).

    11 January 2008

    This week's news is brought to you by the ESS. This is what we have all been up to: The LIDAR team has just managed to break a massive record … We've collected over 235 hours of data for December. …

  • Expeditioner photographing dental equipment to assist with repairs

    21 December 2007

    This week's Davis station news brought to you by Dr Gordon. Despite there only being four more shopping days till Christmas the Tradies at Davis are still hard at it keeping the station ship shape and in fine running order. …

  • Expeditioners before having their heads shaved for charity event

    14 December 2007

    Greetings and salutations from the Riviera of the South, Davis station. Much can happen in a week, or so we found out. Friday night turned out to be a big one for charity as an auction was organised to see …

  • Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) - part of power generation system at Davis Station

    7 December 2007

    This weeks news is brought to you by the trade group (actually the ESS), and as there are 25 tradies here this summer, for the old timers it's been as busy as the rebuilding program days. This is what they …

  • Expeditioner working at laptop

    26 October 2007

    Greetings to all from the Riviera of the South This week's news is brought to you by the number 4 and the letter "F". Just when the procrastination levels hit an all time high and it looked like Icy news …

  • Expeditioners celebrating a 40th birthday at Davis station

    18 May 2007

    This week at Davis has been highlighted by the fact that we had 2 birthdays during the week, and Tony and Dave were both celebrating their 40th year. Tony had organised a trip to Bandits Hut to mark his birthday, …

  • Dave C. and the ice mass station

    11 May 2007

    Brought to you by ''Davis Construction Services' Dave C has just installed a sea ice mass balance station on the sea ice out front of the station. It measures and logs the fast ice thickness and snow accumulation on the …

  • Expeditioner looking at the heating and ventilation airconditioning system

    27 April 2007

    This week at Davis our plumbers have been busy conducting a balancing act in the Sleeping Medical Quarters, balancing the heating and ventilation system that is, as you will see from the photo below, Brendan is measuring the amount of …

  • Expeditioners on their way to Sørsdal Knoll.

    4 May 2007

    As last week finished on a somber note, 'Ups' on Wednesday and 'Downs' on Thursday, let us recommence where we left it … The start of the official opening of sea ice travel drawing ever so closer, some of us …

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