This week at Casey

  • 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 …

  • Weekday hot smoko (morning tea), a rare treat for Casey Station Expeditioners

    5 September 2008

    The week started exactly the way last week ended, in a blizzard. Funnily this week also ended the same way… blizzard. Over the past two months we have had a total of 15 official blizzards. For the mathematicians that's about …

  • 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 …

  • Inside the Balloon Shed

    14 September 2007

    Hello again from Casey Met, This week the gang at Met are responsible for the weekly news so it was apt that we have just had one of our better weather experiences last week with two days of continuous blizzard …

  • Replacing the Cape Poinsett AWS

    5 October 2007

    Hello there everyone at home and our fellow 2007 winterers wherever you may be. The Diesos bring you all the "goss" from Casey this week. It's getting to that time of year where soon we will all see the "Orange …

  • White caps on Newcomb Bay

    21 September 2007

    By Chris W This week at Casey saw us huddled inside the Red Shed whilst the wind blew for four days straight; getting close to 100 knots on several occasions. After two days, all the accumulated snow had been blown …

  • Blowing Snow

    7 September 2007

    With an emphasis on men and their machines, perhaps it is fitting that this week's news is brought to you by the Plant Inspector, Jeremy. Hello again from Casey. Blowing Snow Photo: Jeremy W. Newcomb Bay (and more blowing snow!) …

  • Hagglunds with trailers, in the field

    28 September 2007

    This week's news is brought to you by the Casey Comms team of Ian and Brent. Another busy week has passed by at Casey, and the count down to the arrival of the AA is now under way with everyone …

  • Expeditioner using a golf putter indoors

    24 August 2007

    Icy News this week flows from the pens of the Casey Plumbers, Dave and Paul. This week at Casey has seen the two AWS traverse teams get together and start planning two of the most harsh, unimaginable and perilous journeys …

  • Expeditioners celebrating at the bar

    3 August 2007

    Casey news this week is presented by Ian and Brent from Casey Comms. This week was a typical quiet, routine week at Casey, with work proceeding on the various projects and tasks that keep the station busy from day to …

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