This week at Casey

  • Close up of Matt

    12 April 2013 Single page view

    In the fight between good (the doc) and evil (the chef), the culinary king has his say. We also visit an automatic weather station (AWS) near Browning and battened down the hatches for a blizzard. Finally we revitalised our happy birthday sign for the public web cam.

  • Landscape shot of just a flat icy terrain and stratocumulus clouds

    5 April 2013 Single page view

    This week our newly renovated harbour-side chalet gets a test run, we suit up to save Barney Rubble in a fire drill and the picture gallery is brought to you by Andy.

  • Close up of an elephant seal yawning

    29 March 2013 Single page view

    Like a peacock showing off its tail feathers, we show off our growing beards as a salute to Antarctic explorers of the past. We also visit the elephant seals at Browning and we conjured up a solution to our depleting stock of a precious commodity that we call soap. Finally we share the picture gallery of the week by Leon.

  • Close up shot of an Adelie penguin

    22 March 2013 Single page view

    Sharpen the darts, polish the snooker balls and set up the table! The Casey Olympics have officially started! This week we also venture off to Browning peninsula to see the sights, Matty talks about life and everything plus we share the picture gallery of the week by Tim.

  • Large iceberg with four tiers surrounded by clear water

    15 March 2013 Single page view

    This week we visit Aaron at the green store, take a look in a day in a life of a station leader, pack away Wilkins aerodrome for the winter and introduce our weekly picture gallery.

  • Cruising on a inflatable rubber boat

    8 March 2013 Single page view

    This week our station doctor shares his epic battle dubbed MD vs MC or Medical Doctor vs the Master Chef. Gavin, our senior mechanical supervisor, shows that pictures are worth a thousand words.

  • Sunset at Wilkes

    1 March 2013 Single page view

    This week at Casey, a communication technical officer (CTO) takes to the skies, 40 metres off the ground, and we see what some of the wintering expeditioners are doing after the last flight.

  • Glenn holds up balloon probe

    22 February 2013 Single page view

    This week we have a Bureau of Meteorology theme with meteorological technicians keeping instruments happily running. We also follow the Casey weather balloon hunters essentially trying to find a needle in a hay stack.

  • Four polar tents

    15 February 2013 Single page view

    This week Louise delivers the final update on the Adélie penguin research for this season, we travel up Law Dome for ice core sampling and a handful of adventuring winterers crossed melt streams on Hägglund to hike up the rocky hills of Browning Peninsula.

  • In the trailer of a Hagglund, on the way from the skiway to Casey station

    8 February 2013 Single page view

    This week our supervising communication technician gets a helping hand from fourteen international visitors, we explore the lost art of ham radio (amateur radio) with Dr Gerry, our new friends from Concordia gets a taste of Casey station life. Finally we are left with a few special words from a person who first set foot in Antarctica in 1983 and returned numerous occasions thereafter.

  • Two expeditioners stretching before a cricket match

    1 February 2013 Single page view

    This week we celebrate Australia Day with a quick dip in Newcomb Bay and take a few wickets in the Casey station Antarctic cricket test match.

  • Expeditioners travelling via inflatable rubber boat

    25 January 2013 Single page view

    This week at Casey we will discover the summer melt through the eyes of a field training officer (FTO) and makie sweet, sweet music with "the band with no name".

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