This week at Davis

  • The bright colored Aurora Australis lifting a large jet barge aboard with a small red inflatable rubber boat on the water to the right and large ice burgs in the background.

    23 February 2018

    Winter is coming...The Aurora Australis has collected all the summering expeditioners leaving the hardy winter crew behind to enjoy a much quieter station.

  • A drone on the ice

    16 February 2018

    This week we have finished projects, been to the casino, enjoyed an amazing dinner, retrieved the Mount Brown folks, featured in a film production and baked bread

  • A man installs science gear with aeroplane behind

    9 February 2018

    This week we have operated lots of planes, painted and waterproofed buildings, watched elephant seals haul out and enjoyed an amazing art show

  • A glacier

    2 February 2018

    This week at Davis we have put boats on the water, been given water from the ship, continued our work projects and celebrated Australia Day

  • 5 men in front of a hut

    19 January 2018

    This week we have completed ice core drilling, visited our neighbours and trained for Search and Rescue.

  • A man and woman stand in front of a helicopter.

    12 January 2018

    This week at Davis we have continued our busy work program, welcomed a visit from our neighbours and enjoyed the hydroponic greenery goodness we produce.

  • A table of diners at Christmas

    5 January 2018

    The last two weeks we have celebrated Christmas and New Year, worked on various projects and pondered the history of Davis Station.

  • Seal pup on the ice smiling.

    22 December 2017

    This week at Davis we have continued field and station operations on the ground, on the ice and in the air.

  • Two people erecting a tent.

    15 December 2017

    Davis enjoys an open day on the airfield, the powerhouse gets some TLC and the team at Mt Brown are all in the field getting ready to start drilling.

  • A cyclist rides on the ice.

    8 December 2017

    This week we have started to deploy a deep field drilling camp, done lots of flying and field operations, worked on infrastructure projects and enjoyed an amazing Saturday night restaurant meal.

  • A person stands looking at sea ice and small icebergs.

    1 December 2017

    This week at Davis we have trained for emergency response and field survival, commenced fieldwork, prepared Woop Woop skiway, started work on infrastructure projects and maintenance and visited the penguins.

  • A blue tracked vehicle on the ice in front of the ship.

    24 November 2017

    This week at Davis we completed resupply and changeover, worked in the field and said farewell to the 2017 winter team.

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