This week at Casey

  • Casey Station Expeditioners download the data loggers for the Heavy Metals Contaminants project

    19 June 2009

    As mid-winter approaches work at Casey continues. Following a weekend comprised of forty-eight hours of blizzard conditions, the wind finally let up early this week. Conditions on Tuesday were almost ideal (warm temperatures, very little wind) and marred only by …

  • Expeditioner in front of a clothes dryer

    26 June 2009

    Midwinter's Spectacular The preparation for Midwinter's started with hair cuts the weekend before, and the styling and dyeing continued all week until Sunday afternoon. After much primping and preening the three main fashions of the night were: Mohawk with or …

  • 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 Expeditioner preparing for another snow run

    29 May 2009

    Over last weekend Casey had a great dump of powdery white stuff, the stuff that gets the resident snow shredders into a salivating frenzy keen to get out onto the slopes, now there are not as many tourists. As yet, …

  • Casey Station Expeditioner checking the radio repeater on top of Goldenberg Ridge

    22 May 2009

    Browning Caravan Camping Trip Last week Cookie, Ian and Troy B. headed off towards Browning with the Silver Chalet in tow so that they could camp where ever they felt the urge. Some on Station kept referring to the trip …

  • Casey Station expeditioners on sea ice in front of Station and wharf

    24 April 2009

    Walking on water On Sunday this week a group of 8 Casey-ites Troy B, Clive, Vicki, Tim, Allen, Dave, Lisa, Nick decided that the day was too good to sit around in the red shed and thought it best to …

  • 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 …

  • Stay at Casey Station bar - Splinters

    15 May 2009

    After a late night (or was that early morning?) at the Splinters Bar, Stay decided that a trip out to Robbos Hut might be just the thing for some fresh air and exercise. Stay checking out the offerings at Splinters …

  • 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 …

  • Empty lounge area inside Red Shed at Casey Station

    22 February 2008

    Well it's quiet (compared to the last few weeks anyway) with the departing of our summering friends. The station almost seems abandoned with only 17 people here and 2 still at Wilkins packing up the aerodrome for the winter. No …

  • Solar halo and sun dogs seen north of Casey Station

    29 August 2008

    I was in the kitchen all day on Saturday working with Richard preparing for our Viking Night feast. Saturday is the longest and in some ways the hardest day of the week in the kitchen for both the slushy and …

  • Blizzard snow blown inside the Casey Station Boat Shed

    22 August 2008

    The early part of our week was characterised by strong winds, overcast skies, blowing snow and blizzards which blew all the sea-ice out of Newcomb Bay. Who recommended roller doors for the Boat Shed? Photo: Dan The Lower Fuel Farm …

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