This week at Casey

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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.

  • Crane at work

    27 November 2009

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

  • 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.

  • 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 …

  • Casey expeditioner with ice on goggles

    18 September 2009

    One thing you don't hear much about until you get to Casey is the blizz tails and digging snow. However, the few stories cannot prepare you for the true glory of the balloon shed blizz tail an unsuspecting met person …

  • 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 …

  • Newcomb Bay seen from casey Station in April 2009

    24 July 2009

    Sea Ice Change Here at Casey we are quite lucky in the fact we get to see Newcomb Bay and the ocean as far as the eye can see change from month to month, week to week and even day …

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