This week at Casey
19 March 2010
When the winds are gusting to 70 knots, going outside isn't a smart thing to do unless you really have to. This week a few of the Casey expeditioners had instructions on climbing, indoors.
12 March 2010
This week our resident leopard seal had our cameras clicking This little fellow can be seen most days resting up on an ice flow, usually after a good feed.
5 March 2010
The last flight of the season marked the beginning of our winter. CASAs departed station on Monday flying from Casey to Hobart in just over nine hours. The following day the remaining summer expeditioners boarded the airbus for home.
26 February 2010
Here we are now at the end of summer. The mess has been reconfigured, the rosters have disappeared, the fire tag board is almost empty, no one is off station and of course the sun is coming up later and later each day: all signs that winter is coming.
19 February 2010
Goodbye to our many friends who spent the summer period with us thank you for your hard work and great friendship. We wish you all the best and hope to see you again next summer (please bring some fresh fruit with you).
12 February 2010
A marriage proposal accepted, a trip to Bonny Doon goes awry, who's who in general trades, ice cores and photos of station surrounds.
5 February 2010
Updates and news on the remediation project, SAR (search and rescue) training, our fabulous pilots, engineers and support crew at the skiway and a number of sensational photos from a recent iceberg cruise
29 January 2010
A dramatic rescue mission, Australia Day swim and cricket, fire training, skiing for science and ice core drilling
22 January 2010
Work and flights at Wilkins runway, minke whale survey flights and opportunistic science at Mill Island ice core drilling camp.
15 January 2010
Casey hosts Chinese expeditioners, station leader shows off outdoors prowess and a serious medical evacuation of injured Chinese expeditioner