This week at Davis

  • 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 …

  • Pink skies and moonlit icebergs

    8 June 2007

    This week's news bought to you by the Davis Doctor (Luigi) This week was marked with a few highlights at Davis.We all said our farewells to the sun as it made its final peep above the horizon.The day at Davis …

  • Kitchen at Davis station

    6 July 2007

    Brought to you by the letters C, A, R & P.With only 10 of us on station you would think we would be running amuck. Quite the opposite with re-order stock takes, reports, monthly checks and check ups. A day …

  • Site services covered by snow

    30 March 2007

    Brought to you by Met Snow, snow and more snow has been a feature of the past week at Davis and the temperatures headed towards minus 25°C. The colder temperatures meant that some vehicles needed assistance in starting, and Paul …

  • Expeditioners measuring ice thickness

    1 June 2007

    A few weeks ago ice thickness surveying of HeidemennBay was completed. A new project is now underway to survey from Powell Point to ShirokayaBay. So far two day of drilling has yielded interesting results of water depth. Glen H, Denise …

  • Expeditioner on quad with petrel leading the way

    25 May 2007

    Icy News from Diesology Another week has passed us by and daylight hours are short, and an adventurous group headed out for a well deserved break on a four day hut crawl. The trip included Bandits, Platcha and Brookes huts, …

  • Some rubbish to be returned to Australia from Davis station

    2 March 2007

    Well the summer is coming to an end here at Davis. People are running around doing some last minute work before the Aurora Australis gets here (scheduled for Tuesday). The guys working over at SAM have been cleaning up and …

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