This week 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 …

  • Casey station Expeditoners ariving at McMurdo station with A319 in background

    6 November 2009

    McMurdo Station 49 new summering expeditioners flew to Casey via McMurdo this week. Due to weather delays at McMurdo, 49 lucky people had to spend a week on station enjoying the American hospitality. We flew in on the 26th October …

  • Vehicles and expeditioners at remote automatic weather station

    9 October 2009

    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 …

  • Weddell seal pup

    16 October 2009

    First spring babies arrive, skiway preparation begins and fuel depots are set up for air ops refueling.

  • Main power house at Casey

    23 October 2009

    The secret of the blue buildings, end of winter celebrations and transmogrified icebergs.

  • A beautiful sunny afternoon

    30 October 2009

    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.

  • Traverse train on ice

    2 October 2009

    Cape Poinsett Traverse It was during the early hours of the morning of the 15th August when a dedicated crew consisting of Tim, Barry, Allen, Anthony & Kheyan left Casey station headed eastwards to Cape Poinset, which is some 130 …

  • Casey Station Expeditioners preparing to leave Station on field trip

    1 May 2009

    Wilkes Last Sunday five expeditioners Liam, Tim, Dave, Clive and Nick decided to walk to Wilkes via the sea ice. There was plenty of sights and entertainment along the way. The plan was to stay one night and to be …

  • Storage of equipment following 2009 resupply

    6 March 2009

    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, …

  • The road through Thala Valley near Casey Station being reclaimed by snow and ice

    13 March 2009

    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 …

  • Snow built up around buildings at WIlkins Runway

    20 March 2009

    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 …

  • Casey Station Expeditioners riding quad bikes

    3 April 2009

    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 …

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