This week at Casey

17 July 2009
Casey station Expeditioner using bulldozer to clear blizzard snow Wild weather This week at Casey has seen some amazing variations in weather patterns. We have seen just about all the extremes within the one week. Friday saw the start of a 3 day blizzard which buried just about the …

7 August 2009
Casey station Expeditioners ready for the 2009 Southern Poker Tournament So Vegas it ain't Photo: Vicki H. Friday night saw a mixed bunch gathered around a table dressed in disguises and keen to be the first champ of the Casey 2009 Southern Poker Tournament. A total of eight contestants …

14 August 2009
Midafternoon views of the sun through the red shed windows at Casey. The sun returns! Finally the dark, overcast, and blizz filled months of June and July are over and things are beginning to look up at Casey. The sun is getting higher and higher every day and has now reached a …

11 September 2009
Casey expeditioner and cake Birthdays and better weather Towards the end of August Casey celebrated two birthdays with Vicki and Liam, both from the BoM contingent on station, having their birthdays on successive Sundays. Their birthdays were celebrated on the Saturday night, which gave …

4 September 2009
Casey wharf during resupply Changes around station from winter to summer. The wharf was just dirt in summer and now is covered in a layer of snow and the boat ramp is trapped by the sea ice. Wharf during resupply Photo: Nick Wharf middle …

28 August 2009
Casey expeditioner maintaining vehicles Wilkins in winter Throughout the winter there have been multiple trips up to Casey's international airport, Wilkins, to conduct maintenance and move equipment back and forth to sunny Casey. This can be a tricky task for our Diesos as there …

18 December 2009
Airbus on arrival at Wilkins A diary of the first flight operations with arrivals and departures, operation ICECAP unlocks some geological and glaciological secrets, and shipping containers go walk-about, introducing expeditioners currently at Casey.

15 August 2008
Casey Station Head barman discussing drinks with other Expeditioners The creative juices have been flowing here at Casey over the past week with the 48hr Antarctic Film Festival kicking off in the Odeon on Thursday night, featuring our very own movie stars (including Joel, Brownie, Rich, Luc and Dan) …

29 August 2008
Solar halo and sun dogs seen north of Casey Station I was in the kitchen all day on Saturday working with Richard preparing for our Viking Night feast. Saturday is the longest and in some ways the hardest day of the week in the kitchen for both the slushy and …

22 August 2008
Blizzard snow blown inside the Casey Station Boat Shed The early part of our week was characterised by strong winds, overcast skies, blowing snow and blizzards which blew all the sea-ice out of Newcomb Bay. Who recommended roller doors for the Boat Shed? Photo: Dan The Lower Fuel Farm …

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