This week at Casey

  • Weddell seal pup

    16 October 2009

    First spring babies arrive, skiway preparation begins and fuel depots are set up for air ops refueling.

  • Crane at work

    27 November 2009

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 …

  • Main power house at Casey

    23 October 2009

    The secret of the blue buildings, end of winter celebrations and transmogrified icebergs.

  • A beautiful sunny afternoon

    30 October 2009

    Drama on the not-so-high seas; an icy tale of beauty, danger, tragedy and mystery of boy getting or losing girl (or the other way round); and an epic two-day adventure to Robbos Hut.

  • 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 …

  • 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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