This week at Mawson

  • Image of Incoming Mawson Station Leader  and S76 helicopter

    12 December 2008

    We're here! Tuesday December 9th finally saw some good weather and the remaining Mawsonites still at Davis flew in and swapped places with the outgoing 2007-8 Mawson crew. Peter 'Noodles' H and S76 helicopter Photo: Peter H On the Penguin …

  • Cartoon of Mawson Station Expeditioner after an altercation with an Emperor penguin

    28 November 2008

    The 2008 Mawson Wintering team have had a great year and by the end of this week two things will come to an end: The Emperor Penguin Project 2008 Wintering team will commence their departure from station and hand over …

  • Cartoon by Mawson Station Expeditioner

    21 November 2008

    This week's News brought to you by Jodi W, Supervising Communications Tech. Officer This Week's Illustration Mawson's Own Version of Krill Cam Photo: Nick C Well, here we are at Mawson, and any day now we will see the helicopters. …

  • Cartoon of Mawson Station Expeditioner with plans to ride quad bike to Davis Station

    14 November 2008

    Last week I reported it was our last 'Station News weekly update' for the season as we were expecting to see the new crew come in and for us to hand over the station… well, the Mawson 2008 Winterers are …

  • Cartoon of Mawson Station Expeditioner breaking all the appliances on Station

    5 September 2008

    This weeks illustration … after having a couple of power tools fail while using them, Nick has since been seen as the cause for all faulty electrical equipment at Mawson..' Nick should stay away from electrical appliances Photo: Nick C …

  • Expeditioners at St Patrick Day dinner

    28 March 2008

    How we fill in our spare time Most of our family and friends who read 'This Week at Mawson' on the AAD's website have asked us, now the Aurora Australis has departed, what we will do with our time during …

  • Aerial view of Mawson Station, the Aurora Australis and the iceberg blocking the entrance to  Horseshoe Harbour

    14 March 2008

    Mawson Re-supply Operations Who placed that berg there – it's not funny anymore Photo: Narelle C The Aurora Australis at Mawson Photo: Zane H Aurora Australis Photo: Gary M A lot has happened over the past week………our visitors of nine …

  • Image of map showing shipping movements

    7 March 2008

    Mawson Resupply The arrival of the Aurora Australis was as much a welcome surprise as it was a relief. After a seemingly impenetrable ice barrier had been breached the sight of the AA in Kista Strait triggered a photographic feeding …

  • Expeditioners working on mezzanine floor in Mawson Station Green Store

    4 April 2008

    The New Mezzanine Floor – Green Store Last week we focused on explaining what we do in our spare time, we thought this week we should provide proof that we actually do work hard. Graeme and Nick have spent long …

  • Invitation to 'Disease Party' Friday night drinks in Mawson Medical rooms

    11 April 2008

    Friday Night Drinks in the Medical Rooms Last Friday it was Peter's (The Doc) turn to host Friday night drink in the medical rooms. Peter decided to turn the evening into a theme night … "Come as Your Favourite Disease'. …

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