This week at Casey

6 February 2009
Basler aircraft approaching Casey Skiway One of this season's big science projects at Casey wound up this week with the departure of the Basler aircraft. The ICECAP team flew over 33,000 kilometres of aerogeophysical survey out of Casey this summer, making 14 flights and gathering …

20 February 2009
Casey Station Expeditioner on Wilkins Highway A few days after Amderma finally left Casey, the station was in a state of shock at having normal hours for the first time in a fortnight and enjoyed a much needed sleep-in. The AGSOs had also managed to send …

20 March 2009
Snow built up around buildings at WIlkins Runway Pack up of Wilkins Completed After a brief break last weekend Blair and Mark headed back up the hill to Wilkins to finish packing up and finish pushing the large amount of snow that had accumulated over summer from the …

13 March 2009
The road through Thala Valley near Casey Station being reclaimed by snow and ice Casey goes into Winter Mode With the departure of the last of the summerers only a bit over a week ago, Casey is now moving rapidly into winter mode. With a blizzard already this month and several days of snow …

6 March 2009
Storage of equipment following 2009 resupply Big Ship The arrival of the biggest ship ever at Casey meant one thing, lots of cargo. Over fifteen days the big ship discharged the contents of its holds onto the station. A huge number of containers, food, machinery, parts, …

3 July 2009
Casey Station Expeditioner admiring an aurora First aurora With all the auroras the other stations have been enjoying over the last few months, Casey station has been feeling a little left out. You can pretty much guarantee that it will be cloudy at Casey and on …

10 July 2009
Casey station Expeditioners digging snow away from the door of Wilkes Hilton field hut Wilkes Lisa, Vicki, Tim, Nick and Trozza headed out to Wilkes last Friday evening for a quiet weekend away. After digging our way through to the door, we all moved inside and settled around the warm fire for night Digging …

30 October 2009
A beautiful sunny afternoon Drama on the not-so-high seas; an icy tale of beauty, danger, tragedy and mystery of boy getting or losing girl (or the other way round); and an epic two-day adventure to Robbos Hut.

16 October 2009
Weddell seal pup First spring babies arrive, skiway preparation begins and fuel depots are set up for air ops refueling.

9 October 2009
Vehicles and expeditioners at remote automatic weather station Law Dome lightning visit Last week a second trip up to Law Dome was needed to tweak some of the electronics on the AWS (automatic weather station). One vehicle with Anthony, Kheyan and Clive completed the 16-hour day trip. Tray …

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