This week at Casey

15 May 2009
Stay at Casey Station bar - Splinters After a late night (or was that early morning?) at the Splinters Bar, Stay decided that a trip out to Robbos Hut might be just the thing for some fresh air and exercise. Stay checking out the offerings at Splinters …

22 May 2009
Casey Station Expeditioner checking the radio repeater on top of Goldenberg Ridge Browning Caravan Camping Trip Last week Cookie, Ian and Troy B. headed off towards Browning with the Silver Chalet in tow so that they could camp where ever they felt the urge. Some on Station kept referring to the trip …

26 June 2009
Expeditioner in front of a clothes dryer Midwinter's Spectacular The preparation for Midwinter's started with hair cuts the weekend before, and the styling and dyeing continued all week until Sunday afternoon. After much primping and preening the three main fashions of the night were: Mohawk with or …

19 June 2009
Casey Station Expeditioners download the data loggers for the Heavy Metals Contaminants project As mid-winter approaches work at Casey continues. Following a weekend comprised of forty-eight hours of blizzard conditions, the wind finally let up early this week. Conditions on Tuesday were almost ideal (warm temperatures, very little wind) and marred only by …

29 May 2009
Casey Station Expeditioner preparing for another snow run Over last weekend Casey had a great dump of powdery white stuff, the stuff that gets the resident snow shredders into a salivating frenzy keen to get out onto the slopes, now there are not as many tourists. As yet, …

10 April 2009
View of the plateau near Casey Station A Room with a View As wintering expeditioners (commonly referred to as the chosen ones, not to be confused with the TV show Lost that has no start, no middle, that just goes on and on and on, and that …

3 April 2009
Casey Station Expeditioners riding quad bikes A Weekend at Browning Last Friday afternoon, four intrepid explorers set out from Casey for a weekend at Browning Hut. Nick and Lisa rode quad bikes while Tim and Vicki took a Hagg. The first part of the trip was …

16 January 2009
Casey Station vehicles prepared for Law Dome traverse This week brought to you by the collective talents of Narelle R, Jenn McG, Ian P and Lisa O'C. Aurora Scientists Take on Law Dome the trusty traverse beasts Photo: Jenn McG After flights over Aurora Basin, it was obvious …

23 January 2009
Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition ship anchored off Casey Visit by the Xue Long Casey Station was graced by a visit by the CHINARE (Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition) ship the Xue Long over the weekend. Initially poor weather prevented a helicopter fly off to the station but things improved …

30 January 2009
Casey Station Expeditioner riding in inflatable rubber boat The marine team of Jonny, Cath, Karen, Glenn, Helena and Chris were out and about on the IRBs again this week busily sampling in O'Brien Bay, Sparkes Bay, Newcomb Bay and Petersen Channel. The team are sampling fish and marine …

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