This week at Casey

  • Casey Station Expeditioners at the Station bar - Splinters

    5 December 2008

    This is the last Casey news segment from the 2008 wintering party and next week's news will be brought to you by the 08/09 Team. Early Thursday morning CASA VHB arrived from Davis with engineers Roger and Robb and air …

  • Incoming Casey Station Leader officially receives 'the key' to the Station

    12 December 2008

    Station Handover Shortly after Bob J compiled and filed his final "This week at Casey" last week, he handed the station over to Cookie on Thursday evening and the 62nd ANARE became the incumbents of Casey for the next twelve …

  • Team from the Whale Aerial Survey Programme

    19 December 2008

    Science On the Go A Whale Of A Time Continuing on from last summer, the whale aerial survey programme started again late last week and already has five flights completed. Using CASA-212 aircraft, a flight leader (Daniel) and four observers …

  • CASA 212 aircraft VHA 'Ginger' landing at Casey Skiway.

    21 November 2008

    The 2008 Casey winter officially ended at 12.40pm last Friday after 273 days when the 2 CASA 212 planes landed safely at Casey Skiway. The four pilots Jorn G, John L-S, Troy F and Rod R are no strangers to …

  • Image of Casey Station

    14 November 2008

    Blizzards were recorded on Friday and Saturday but during the week the weather has been pretty benign with overcast skies and light winds. Despite the lack of sun the solar glare is significant as evidenced by the water pouring down …

  • Sunset following a blizzard at Casey.

    10 October 2008

    Another week has flown by at Casey, in which we have experienced 3 blizzards, 2 days of heavy snow fall and 2 beautiful clear days. The sunset on Monday was glorious with a lingering vivid pink sky. Monday's sunset following …

  • The Skiway winter camp before the vans were moved forward onto level snow

    17 October 2008

    The 35th week of winter and the penultimate one before the arrival of Voyage 1 and the Summer Team, has been dominated by the preparation of the Skiway; the set up of Wilkins (runway) camp; submission of cargo and Personal …

  • Adelie penguin near Casey Station

    31 October 2008

    It has been a topsy turvy couple of weeks here on station, with events continuing to unfold daily. At the 11th hour, as the ship drew to within ear-shot a little over a week ago, a call from Davis and …

  • Casey Station Skiway

    7 November 2008

    It's been busy here at old Casey town as we baton down the hatches for another week without summerers, fresh fruit or mail. The rumours have been rife as to the plan for the summer season at Casey, but all …

  • Expeditioner with birthday cake

    4 July 2008

    Just when mid winter was all over and we thought it was safe to hang up our drinking trousers for at least a day or two, there comes along a rush of birthdays. First up it was belts off tools …

  • Moon rising over over snow covered landscape near Casey Station

    27 June 2008

    Our week at Casey was dominated by the preparation and celebration of Midwinter's day and was capped off by Brownie's birthday. As a picture tells a thousand words, here are the photos. Midwinter The Day A near full moon and …

  • View to the south west of Casey Station

    7 March 2008

    Casey this week: birthdays, repair work, and more.

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