This week at Davis

  • An expeditioner with two quad bikes on the sea ice

    14 October 2016

    At Davis this week we see the first Weddell seal pup, reflect on a year and celebrate a birthday.

  • Dr John Parker holding the snow thickness measuring equipment on the sea ice in front of Davis

    7 October 2016

    At Davis we are thinking pink, measuring sea ice and snow depth, plus getting our blue Hagg back on track.

  • Penumbral lunar eclipse, slight shading of lower section of the moon

    30 September 2016

    Davis firsts, penumbral lunar eclipse and a mountain of snow to move this week.

  • An photo that looks like the moon is being held in the palm of a hand

    23 September 2016

    At Davis this week we visit Hawker Island and travel to the plateau where we meet some curious emperor penguins.

  • Darren White gives the thumbs up to indicate a good nights sleep in his snow cave and bivy

    16 September 2016

    This week we find out what the problem was with the washing machine, Dr John opens up his theatre and Daz tests out his sleeping bag with an overnight stay in a snow cave he made.

  • Aaron and John and the automatic camera with its solar panel on Magnetic Island

    9 September 2016

    A trip around the huts, out to Magnetic Island and a birthday celebrated at Davis this week

  • The aurora in magnificent purple hues above Davis recently

    2 September 2016

    Auroras and icebergs at Davis this week.

  • An optical illusion with an expeditioner appearing to push a tall iceberg over

    26 August 2016

    This week at Davis some of us talked to school children, visited nearby attractions, traveled to Watts Hut, and one of us celebrated a birthday.

  • Aurora dancing across the sky over Platcha

    19 August 2016

    This week, two thirds of the station head off for the weekend, we spot some much missed wildlife, and enter the 48 hour Antarctic Film Competition.

  • A group of Adélie penguins on an iceberg in Prydz Bay

    12 August 2016

    This week at Davis we have light in the darkness, frozen lakes and icebergs, and snow shapes in the wake of blizzards.

  • Paul Bright studying in the library

    5 August 2016

    This week Davis makes it to the South Pole, listens to tunes and studies in the library.

  • The antenna array showing two downed support posts and some of the missing guy ropes

    29 July 2016

    This week at Davis three went on an adventure, damage to the antenna array is attended to, and we stocktake our food and consumables.

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