This week at Casey

  • Basler aircraft approaching Casey Skiway

    6 February 2009

    One of this season's big science projects at Casey wound up this week with the departure of the Basler aircraft. The ICECAP team flew over 33,000 kilometres of aerogeophysical survey out of Casey this summer, making 14 flights and gathering …

  • Casey Station Expeditioners relaxing at a field camp

    17 April 2009

    Easter Festivities Easter has come and gone at Casey Station with many of the expeditioners opting to take some time off station and explore our surrounds. On Thursday night, Blair and Anthony departed for Browning Peninsula where they stayed one …

  • 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 …

  • 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 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 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 …

  • Casey Station Expeditioners dressed for fashion show

    8 May 2009

    Casey Fashion Show With the commencement of Fashion Week in Australia, Casey celebrated the premier fashion event of Antarctica on Saturday night. Organised by local fashionistas Lisa and Vicki, many stunning, new and highly imaginative styles were seen on the …

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