This week at Casey

  • 9 November 2018

    The new Casey team's second week on the ice.

  • A group of four adelie penguins jumping out of the water onto a raft of sea-ice, one is caught mid-air

    2 November 2018

    Changing of the guard at Casey research station

  • Sun Halo in sky, in foreground snow blower jetting snow into the air

    19 October 2018

    This week at Casey some old friends return, we prepare the station for the incoming team, and Wilkins wears a halo.

  • Man kneels on rocks adjusting a solar panel attached to metal tripod holding camera box, in distance a rookery of penguins then the sea

    12 October 2018

    This week at Casey the SL gets a little reflective when thinking about leaving Antarctica, we learn about the seabird camera maintenance just completed in preparation for the return of the penguins, get a wrap up of the Casey 24 hour fitness challenge, and see Jason's time in Antarctica through photos.

  • Man stands in AFL top and short in big boots and beanie and holding football beside Casey sign that indicates Melbourne is 3843km away

    5 October 2018

    This week at Casey, October has hit and the end is nigh. We examine bird cameras, Fray Bentos, Casey fashions and get a (very) brief outline of the Wilkins dewinterisation.

  • Two men sitting at base of AWS tower looking at laptop, dressed in cold weather gear including beanies and goggles

    28 September 2018

    This week at Casey we marked a successful traverse and airdrop by celebrating Oktoberfest and tasting some '2 Dogs' fine brews. We hear two very different perspectives of the winter traverse, and meet Scotty T our project sparky.

  • C17 flies overhead, back ramp is down, large box attached to just opening parachute is dropping from the plane, blue sky background

    21 September 2018

    A busy week at Casey with the traverse to Law Dome successfully completed, an airdrop from a RAAF C-17 bringing much needed mechanical spares, we hear a tall tale from Luke and meet Will, where his weird sometimes incomprehensible answers give a accurate impression of the man.

  • Headshot of man in his hi-vis shirt, wearing AAD beanie, with long auburn beard.

    14 September 2018

    This week at Casey we finalise preparations for the traverse team with suture training, lend support to the Wilkins team, meet the hirsute members of the Casey community as we are introduced to the smorgasbord of beards on station, and meet Shoey our HVAC balancing technician (who may be an evil infiltrator from Davis).

  • Foreground, man standing beside quad bike on the sea-ice. Distance another quad bike with stranded burg, and blue sky above

    7 September 2018

    A quiet week at Casey, but we keep busy with traverse planning and inter-station darts, and meet Bretto our sunglasses-wearing, sawdust-coated, good humoured old-hand on station.

  • Flat expanse of sea-ice with people walking across carrying pack and pullijng sled

    31 August 2018

    This week at Casey we're in the midst of stocktakes and Sunday strolls, the Red Shed Report updates on the progress of our renos, and we meet Al our lovable rigger (when not in All Black mode).

  • Quad bikes travelling through the sea-ice which has small pieces of ice bergs trapped in the ice, in the distance a rocky peninsula, blue sky above

    24 August 2018

    This week at Casey we take a jolly on the sea-ice, commiserate over the Bledisloe, say a teary farewell to the Wilkins crew as they head back up the hill, and meet Catz our Doc (and film maker extraordinaire)

  • Looking down into the ice lake, showing cracks as textures in the ice

    17 August 2018

    This week at Casey we're keeping busy and making the most of the beautiful weather, and meet Greg our snowboarding, snow-clearing, guitar playing planty.

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