This week at Casey

  • Weekday hot smoko (morning tea), a rare treat for Casey Station Expeditioners

    5 September 2008

    The week started exactly the way last week ended, in a blizzard. Funnily this week also ended the same way… blizzard. Over the past two months we have had a total of 15 official blizzards. For the mathematicians that's about …

  • Expeditioners with the official plaque for the opening of Wilkins Runway

    1 February 2008

    This week at Casey saw the opening of two key transport projects. The first was the official opening of the Wilkins blue ice Aerodrome, although unfortunately the eagerly anticipated visit by the Governor-General Michael Jeffery via the A319 was cancelled …

  • Expeditioners drilling for an ice core on Law Dome

    25 January 2008

    It's been another frenetic week at Casey, with good weather permitting a wide range of field as well as station activities. The Airbus paid us another visit, delivering two physicists Mike H and Campbell, four AAD Kingston staff Maxine, Chee-Meng, …

  • Expeditioner in wig for 2007 New Years Eve party

    11 January 2008

    It's been a busy two weeks with plenty of activity on station. Just after Christmas we had a visit from another Airbus flight which brought in some valuable cargo and supplies. Then there was New Year, we had good old …

  • Expeditioner putting up Christmas fairy lights at Casey Station

    4 January 2008

    This week's Casey News comes to you from AGSO Paul D. This is really two weeks at Casey; it combines both Christmas and New Years celebrations into one. The lead up to Christmas at Casey was a very busy time, …

  • Aircraft Ground Support Expeditioners at Wilkins Runway with A319 Airbus in the background

    18 January 2008

    Casey has exploded into a veritable hive of activity over the past week with the arrival of some 19 new residents – glaciologists, whale surveyors, penguin biologists, environmental chemists, moss scientists, a reporter, a photographer, a field guide, and our …

  • Casey Sunrise

    25 May 2007

    Another week passes and another beautiful sunrise here at Casey. Casey sunrisePhoto: Bill M   One of the few positives we can take out of the fact that it is almost always overcast here is that when the sun does …

  • Bulldozer pushing snow

    18 May 2007

    This week's edition of Icy News is brought to you by the Dieso's, Jeremy and Largy. Yet again the Wilkins runway has had a big impact on our week with Nick, Ty & Mark traveling up to the runway to …

  • HydroponicsL Cherry Tomato plants

    4 May 2007

    This week's news from Casey is brought to you by the Casey plumbers, Dave and Paul. With the days noticeably starting to shorten, the expeditioners here at Casey are beginning to think about preparations for mid-winter festivities, and who to …

  • Clouds over Casey

    1 June 2007

    By Chris W & Gary M The weather here at Casey this past week can best be described as unpredictable. We had a record high temperature of plus 4.3 degrees, and then the clouds drew over and the winds blew …

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