This week at Casey

  • Casey AGSO Team

    25 February 2011 Single page view

    Casey Skiway wraps up operations while Wilkins runway prepares to receive the Airbus.

  • Scientists holding ice core

    18 February 2011 Single page view

    Flights by Turbo-DC3 Basler from McMurdo bring new faces. Glaciology winds up, construction projects continue and an HF antenna repaired.

  • Aerial view of Casey

    11 February 2011 Single page view

    The hard work never ends at Comms. Comms Rule! Of course I'm sure there were other things happening...

  • Two penguins Shirley Island

    4 February 2011 Single page view

    An Iceberg Cruise, an update from the Wilkins Team, the Skiway and Hash House Harriers Casey Style!

  • Expeditioners waiting to go swimming

    28 January 2011 Single page view

    Australia Day! A fun filled experience for all. It all started with a hearty breakfast - thanks Chefs - next came a brisk swim, the BBQ! and then of course the cricket. The evening ended with the band with a few Aussie classics. What a great day! Of course, there was some science happening too!

  • Expeditioner dressed up as flower

    21 January 2011 Single page view

    During January at Casey, we have seen soil remediation and contamination cleanup projects coming to fruition. Other activities included the deployment of a new field hut, SAR training, and epic ski treks.

  • Santa arrives at Casey on his sleigh (drawn by 'reindeer' quad bikes)

    14 January 2011 Single page view

    Belated Christmas Greetings from Casey.

  • Rough seas and the bow of the Aurora Australis

    24 December 2010 Single page view

    Voyage 2 to Casey: December 2010

  • Expeditioners ice climbing

    17 December 2010 Single page view

    This week, Casey skiway is aviation central. There's also ice climbing at Wilkes and field training at Browning Peninsula.

  • Our camp of polar pyramid tents kept us warm and dry through snow storms and cold nights

    10 December 2010 Single page view

    Bunger Hills depot flight, stores transfer, sled hauling and assessing Snowbird Three recovery, Rod's facebook, science update: Tot-Cal Project, survey success, Shirley Island, around station, Titanic dinner... with Titanic music... and Titanic socialising, and the official opening of the Casey Nordic Ski Trail.

  • Camp complete

    3 December 2010 Single page view

    Wilkins Camp - the get-up and the set-up, water, food and fuel, Casey station and Wilkins weather, the Other Camp - CRYOSAT, from the field, METAR training, trip to Browning Peninsula, around station, SAR training exercise at Wilkes, winter hydroponics team and building works.

  • Shamus

    26 November 2010 Single page view

    Casa out of action; science teams continue with or without aircraft; plumbing team infiltrate the inner workings of Casey; recreation trip to Wilkes; Ed's survival of the fittest; Bollywood night; and hard training and the Adventures of Shamus.

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