This week at Casey

  • Casey wharf during resupply

    4 September 2009

    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 …

  • Casey expeditioner maintaining vehicles

    28 August 2009

    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 …

  • Casey station Expeditioners ready for the 2009 Southern Poker Tournament

    7 August 2009

    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 …

  • Midafternoon views of the sun through the red shed windows at Casey.

    14 August 2009

    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 …

  • Antarctic circle sign

    25 September 2009

    Law Dome Traverse  With the end of winter approaching fast and new summerers only weeks away, it was time for our second traverse of the year. The A-team of Kheyan, Troy, Lisa, Clive, Nic and Liam headed out last week …

  • Rooster tails of snow near the casey station Red Shed

    31 July 2009

    Mawson has its mountains and Davis the Vestfold Hills, but Casey is possibly better known for its weather. Now it cannot be denied that during the winter this frequently means grey, overcast, dull, boring, not much to see weather, or …

  • Casey chef

    20 November 2009

    The new chef is tested and given a gold star, new expeditioners get into survival training and a piece of the science puzzle of the annual cycles of phytoplankton feeding frenzies explained.

  • Casey station Expeditioner using bulldozer to clear blizzard snow

    17 July 2009

    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 …

  • Crane at work

    27 November 2009

    Visits to Wilkes and Browning Peninsula, and construction of accommodation units.

  • Three Casey expeditioners before their hair restyle

    11 December 2009

    Movember, that month of wierd and wonderful facial-hair creations has raised over $9000 for charity. Also see stunning sunsets, and a fine example of colonial salp.

  • Airbus on arrival at Wilkins

    18 December 2009

    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.

  • Casey Station Leader speaking, via video link, during staff farewell at AAD Kingston

    13 November 2009

    One first and one annual event were celebrated at Casey this week. For the first time the ceremony marking the retirement of one of the Division's longer serving employees, Richard M, was able to be joined by the stations through …

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