This week at Casey

  • 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 …

  • View to the south west of Casey Station

    7 March 2008

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

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • Sunset at Casey Station

    8 February 2008

    As the summer season at Casey races towards an abrupt end – at a casual speed of approximately 19,872.3mph – it has been all hands on deck in preparation for the much-anticipated arrival of the good ship Aurora Australis, and …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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, …

  • 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 …

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