This week at Casey

  • Expeditioner watching sunset from north side of Reeve Hill near Casey Station

    23 May 2008

    Greetings from Casey. For this article our week extends from Thursday to Wednesday and what a week it has been. Glorious weather on 4 days; one day of strong winds with blowing snow and 2 drab overcast days. Thursday was …

  • Hagglunds from Casey Station at Price's Corner on route between Station and field hut on Browning Peninsula

    30 May 2008

    Hello from Casey. Last week's news mentioned briefly that a group had just returned from the Browning Peninsula. So here is their news and some photos. There were 2 primary objectives of the trip. The first was cane line maintenance …

  • Expeditioner testing the theory that boiling water thrown in -29.5 deg C air will snap freeze

    6 June 2008

    Hello from an overcast Casey. Our week started on Thursday which was a beautiful, cold and sunny day with little cloud and a temperature of -29.5C. When the temperature drops to about minus 30C, people are keen to test whether …

  • View of Midday sun in June at Casey Station

    13 June 2008

    Being so close to the exciting milestone of mid-winter, and the impending celebrations associated therewith, it was fitting that this week began and ended with blizzards. We aren't getting much sun these days – in fact, we (the Meteorology crew) …

  • Expeditioners heading to work at Casey Station - in pitch dark

    16 May 2008

    This week's News is brought to you by Simon and Craig. Greetings from Casey, Well it has been a pretty quiet week here at Casey – a bit of work, a bit of play and a few jollies thrown in …

  • Expeditioner installing workstations in Casey Station Science building

    9 May 2008

    Greetings from the cold land. This week at Casey it was all work and no play, with everyone on the tools mucking about keeping Casey ticking over. Oui oui (Simon), Brownie, Cyril and the Comms nerds have been working steadily …

  • Quad bikes parked outside field hut at old Wilkes Station - 'The Wilkes Hilton'

    11 April 2008

    Greetings from Casey, for this week's news. We've had a range of things going on at the station, with most of us getting stuck into our winter works programs. This week saw some excellent weather, with two official blizzards, and …

  • Two expeditioners ascending ropes indoors.

    18 April 2008

    Greetings from Casey. Search and Rescue (SAR) leader, Brownie had the SAR team and other interested parties doing more rope work in the store. A series of ropes were anchored to the ceiling and the exercise was to prussik up …

  • Sunrise at Casey Station

    24 April 2008

    This week at Casey we have experienced snow, blowing snow, gale force winds and blizzards. Work still goes on and Brownie has manufactured and installed some internal flag poles in the wallow for use on days such as ANZAC day …

  • Aurora Australis over Casey station

    2 May 2008

    Strong winds, wild weather and our most spectacular aurora to date punctuated not only an eventful week at Casey, but also a month in which most would agree winter finally arrived. The thermometer has dropped several times to crisp –20 …

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