This week at Casey

  • Basler aircraft approaching Casey Skiway

    6 February 2009

    One of this season's big science projects at Casey wound up this week with the departure of the Basler aircraft. The ICECAP team flew over 33,000 kilometres of aerogeophysical survey out of Casey this summer, making 14 flights and gathering …

  • Casey Station Expeditioner on Wilkins Highway

    20 February 2009

    A few days after Amderma finally left Casey, the station was in a state of shock at having normal hours for the first time in a fortnight and enjoyed a much needed sleep-in. The AGSOs had also managed to send …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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, …

  • Casey Station Expeditioner admiring an aurora

    3 July 2009

    First aurora With all the auroras the other stations have been enjoying over the last few months, Casey station has been feeling a little left out. You can pretty much guarantee that it will be cloudy at Casey and on …

  • Casey station Expeditioners digging snow away from the door of Wilkes Hilton field hut

    10 July 2009

    Wilkes Lisa, Vicki, Tim, Nick and Trozza headed out to Wilkes last Friday evening for a quiet weekend away. After digging our way through to the door, we all moved inside and settled around the warm fire for night Digging …

  • 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.

  • Main power house at Casey

    23 October 2009

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

  • Weddell seal pup

    16 October 2009

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

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