This week at Casey

  • Group Image of Casey Station Expeditioners for Earth Hour 2008

    4 April 2008

    Earth Hour 2008 Photo: Todor Hello from Casey, Another week rolls by at Casey boasting sunshine and little or no winds, temperatures have been getting lower with -15 to -18 at night and up to -10 to -7 throughout …

  • Bus transporter for Wilkins Runway at the Antarctic Circle.

    28 March 2008

    Greetings from the Antarctic Banana Coast. Up until Easter, it had been snowing with overcast skies for most of March. On Good Friday the weather suddenly changed with the sun shining in clear skies. Three field parties managed to get …

  • Storm clouds approaching Casey Station

    11 July 2008

    Wild Weather at Casey Photo: Todor It's been a wild & action packed week here at Casey, with Mother Nature putting on a spectacular performance, down to celebrations for Brad's Birthday. But to kick this week's edition off, Casey …

  • Dramatic cloud formation over Casey station

    18 July 2008

    Greetings from Casey. Following the wild weather in the early parts of last week, it finally stopped snowing and the sky partially cleared but the unstable conditions continued with strong gusty winds treating us to some magnificent cloud formations. Most …

  • Casey Station Skiway

    7 November 2008

    It's been busy here at old Casey town as we baton down the hatches for another week without summerers, fresh fruit or mail. The rumours have been rife as to the plan for the summer season at Casey, but all …

  • Adelie penguin near Casey Station

    31 October 2008

    It has been a topsy turvy couple of weeks here on station, with events continuing to unfold daily. At the 11th hour, as the ship drew to within ear-shot a little over a week ago, a call from Davis and …

  • The Skiway winter camp before the vans were moved forward onto level snow

    17 October 2008

    The 35th week of winter and the penultimate one before the arrival of Voyage 1 and the Summer Team, has been dominated by the preparation of the Skiway; the set up of Wilkins (runway) camp; submission of cargo and Personal …

  • Sunset following a blizzard at Casey.

    10 October 2008

    Another week has flown by at Casey, in which we have experienced 3 blizzards, 2 days of heavy snow fall and 2 beautiful clear days. The sunset on Monday was glorious with a lingering vivid pink sky. Monday's sunset following …

  • Image of Casey Station

    14 November 2008

    Blizzards were recorded on Friday and Saturday but during the week the weather has been pretty benign with overcast skies and light winds. Despite the lack of sun the solar glare is significant as evidenced by the water pouring down …

  • CASA 212 aircraft VHA 'Ginger' landing at Casey Skiway.

    21 November 2008

    The 2008 Casey winter officially ended at 12.40pm last Friday after 273 days when the 2 CASA 212 planes landed safely at Casey Skiway. The four pilots Jorn G, John L-S, Troy F and Rod R are no strangers to …

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