This week at Casey

  • View of the plateau near Casey Station

    10 April 2009

    A Room with a View As wintering expeditioners (commonly referred to as the chosen ones, not to be confused with the TV show Lost that has no start, no middle, that just goes on and on and on, and that …

  • Storage of equipment following 2009 resupply

    6 March 2009

    Big Ship The arrival of the biggest ship ever at Casey meant one thing, lots of cargo. Over fifteen days the big ship discharged the contents of its holds onto the station. A huge number of containers, food, machinery, parts, …

  • Casey Station Expeditioner on Wilkins Highway

    20 February 2009

    A few days after Amderma finally left Casey, the station was in a state of shock at having normal hours for the first time in a fortnight and enjoyed a much needed sleep-in. The AGSOs had also managed to send …

  • Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition ship anchored off Casey

    23 January 2009

    Visit by the Xue Long Casey Station was graced by a visit by the CHINARE (Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition) ship the Xue Long over the weekend. Initially poor weather prevented a helicopter fly off to the station but things improved …

  • Casey Station vehicles prepared for Law Dome traverse

    16 January 2009

    This week brought to you by the collective talents of Narelle R, Jenn McG, Ian P and Lisa O'C. Aurora Scientists Take on Law Dome the trusty traverse beasts Photo: Jenn McG After flights over Aurora Basin, it was obvious …

  • 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 …

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