This week at Casey

  • 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 …

  • Adelie penguin near Casey Station

    31 October 2008

    It has been a topsy turvy couple of weeks here on station, with events continuing to unfold daily. At the 11th hour, as the ship drew to within ear-shot a little over a week ago, a call from Davis and …

  • Casey Station Skiway

    7 November 2008

    It's been busy here at old Casey town as we baton down the hatches for another week without summerers, fresh fruit or mail. The rumours have been rife as to the plan for the summer season at Casey, but all …

  • The Skiway winter camp before the vans were moved forward onto level snow

    17 October 2008

    The 35th week of winter and the penultimate one before the arrival of Voyage 1 and the Summer Team, has been dominated by the preparation of the Skiway; the set up of Wilkins (runway) camp; submission of cargo and Personal …

  • Sunset following a blizzard at Casey.

    10 October 2008

    Another week has flown by at Casey, in which we have experienced 3 blizzards, 2 days of heavy snow fall and 2 beautiful clear days. The sunset on Monday was glorious with a lingering vivid pink sky. Monday's sunset following …

  • Casey Station Expeditioners laying linoleum in the Station's Preparation Laboratory.

    3 October 2008

    The weeks fly by so fast it is hard to remember what happened when. However, for about 3 days Michael and Luc have been up at the Skiway preparing the strip for the arrival of the 212 planes in mid …

  • Image of Casey Station

    14 November 2008

    Blizzards were recorded on Friday and Saturday but during the week the weather has been pretty benign with overcast skies and light winds. Despite the lack of sun the solar glare is significant as evidenced by the water pouring down …

  • CASA 212 aircraft VHA 'Ginger' landing at Casey Skiway.

    21 November 2008

    The 2008 Casey winter officially ended at 12.40pm last Friday after 273 days when the 2 CASA 212 planes landed safely at Casey Skiway. The four pilots Jorn G, John L-S, Troy F and Rod R are no strangers to …

  • Team from the Whale Aerial Survey Programme

    19 December 2008

    Science On the Go A Whale Of A Time Continuing on from last summer, the whale aerial survey programme started again late last week and already has five flights completed. Using CASA-212 aircraft, a flight leader (Daniel) and four observers …

  • Incoming Casey Station Leader officially receives 'the key' to the Station

    12 December 2008

    Station Handover Shortly after Bob J compiled and filed his final "This week at Casey" last week, he handed the station over to Cookie on Thursday evening and the 62nd ANARE became the incumbents of Casey for the next twelve …

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