This week at Casey

  • View of Midday sun in June at Casey Station

    13 June 2008

    Being so close to the exciting milestone of mid-winter, and the impending celebrations associated therewith, it was fitting that this week began and ended with blizzards. We aren't getting much sun these days – in fact, we (the Meteorology crew) …

  • Sunrise at Casey Station

    24 April 2008

    This week at Casey we have experienced snow, blowing snow, gale force winds and blizzards. Work still goes on and Brownie has manufactured and installed some internal flag poles in the wallow for use on days such as ANZAC day …

  • Two expeditioners ascending ropes indoors.

    18 April 2008

    Greetings from Casey. Search and Rescue (SAR) leader, Brownie had the SAR team and other interested parties doing more rope work in the store. A series of ropes were anchored to the ceiling and the exercise was to prussik up …

  • View to the south west of Casey Station

    7 March 2008

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

  • ANARE Club representative at Wilkes in ANARE jacket issued in 1960.

    29 February 2008

    Greetings from Casey. The weather has been kind all week with only the occasional light snow fall. Sunday was an absolute cracker of a day but on Tuesday brrrrr! The coldest day since October last year with temperatures not getting …

  • Empty lounge area inside Red Shed at Casey Station

    22 February 2008

    Well it's quiet (compared to the last few weeks anyway) with the departing of our summering friends. The station almost seems abandoned with only 17 people here and 2 still at Wilkins packing up the aerodrome for the winter. No …

  • Expeditioner with his trophy for Kitchen duties

    15 February 2008

    This weeks' news brought to you by Narelle and Nick It's been another huge week at Casey. Having only just seen off the last Airbus visit of the season, four days later a ship arrived – the good old Aurora …

  • 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 …

  • Ice cliff over O'Brien Bay

    20 March 2008

    Another week flies by at Casey as we well and truly settle into station life over winter. After the highly exciting World Met Day balloon release last week with the Met. team of Todor, Joel and Tom joined by supporters …

  • Quad bikes parked outside field hut at old Wilkes Station - 'The Wilkes Hilton'

    11 April 2008

    Greetings from Casey, for this week's news. We've had a range of things going on at the station, with most of us getting stuck into our winter works programs. This week saw some excellent weather, with two official blizzards, and …

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