This week at Casey

  • 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 …

  • Casey Station Expeditioner checking the radio repeater on top of Goldenberg Ridge

    22 May 2009

    Browning Caravan Camping Trip Last week Cookie, Ian and Troy B. headed off towards Browning with the Silver Chalet in tow so that they could camp where ever they felt the urge. Some on Station kept referring to the trip …

  • Casey Station Expeditioner riding in inflatable rubber boat

    30 January 2009

    The marine team of Jonny, Cath, Karen, Glenn, Helena and Chris were out and about on the IRBs again this week busily sampling in O'Brien Bay, Sparkes Bay, Newcomb Bay and Petersen Channel. The team are sampling fish and marine …

  • 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 …

  • Solar halo and sun dogs seen north of Casey Station

    29 August 2008

    I was in the kitchen all day on Saturday working with Richard preparing for our Viking Night feast. Saturday is the longest and in some ways the hardest day of the week in the kitchen for both the slushy and …

  • Blizzard snow blown inside the Casey Station Boat Shed

    22 August 2008

    The early part of our week was characterised by strong winds, overcast skies, blowing snow and blizzards which blew all the sea-ice out of Newcomb Bay. Who recommended roller doors for the Boat Shed? Photo: Dan The Lower Fuel Farm …

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