This week at Casey

  • Midafternoon views of the sun through the red shed windows at Casey.

    14 August 2009

    The sun returns! Finally the dark, overcast, and blizz filled months of June and July are over and things are beginning to look up at Casey. The sun is getting higher and higher every day and has now reached a …

  • Casey expeditioner and cake

    11 September 2009

    Birthdays and better weather Towards the end of August Casey celebrated two birthdays with Vicki and Liam, both from the BoM contingent on station, having their birthdays on successive Sundays. Their birthdays were celebrated on the Saturday night, which gave …

  • Casey wharf during resupply

    4 September 2009

    Changes around station from winter to summer. The wharf was just dirt in summer and now is covered in a layer of snow and the boat ramp is trapped by the sea ice. Wharf during resupply Photo: Nick Wharf middle …

  • Casey expeditioner maintaining vehicles

    28 August 2009

    Wilkins in winter Throughout the winter there have been multiple trips up to Casey's international airport, Wilkins, to conduct maintenance and move equipment back and forth to sunny Casey. This can be a tricky task for our Diesos as there …

  • Airbus on arrival at Wilkins

    18 December 2009

    A diary of the first flight operations with arrivals and departures, operation ICECAP unlocks some geological and glaciological secrets, and shipping containers go walk-about, introducing expeditioners currently at Casey.

  • Expeditioner with ice covered Newcomb Bay in background

    14 March 2008

    Greetings from Casey, With the waters of Newcomb Bay partially freezing over in the last week, one may have been forgiven for assuming winter was finally ready to settle in here. People were no sooner talking about the prospect of …

  • Expeditioner watching sunset from north side of Reeve Hill near Casey Station

    23 May 2008

    Greetings from Casey. For this article our week extends from Thursday to Wednesday and what a week it has been. Glorious weather on 4 days; one day of strong winds with blowing snow and 2 drab overcast days. Thursday was …

  • Expeditioners heading to work at Casey Station - in pitch dark

    16 May 2008

    This week's News is brought to you by Simon and Craig. Greetings from Casey, Well it has been a pretty quiet week here at Casey – a bit of work, a bit of play and a few jollies thrown in …

  • Expeditioner installing workstations in Casey Station Science building

    9 May 2008

    Greetings from the cold land. This week at Casey it was all work and no play, with everyone on the tools mucking about keeping Casey ticking over. Oui oui (Simon), Brownie, Cyril and the Comms nerds have been working steadily …

  • Aurora Australis over Casey station

    2 May 2008

    Strong winds, wild weather and our most spectacular aurora to date punctuated not only an eventful week at Casey, but also a month in which most would agree winter finally arrived. The thermometer has dropped several times to crisp –20 …

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