This week at Casey

  • Driving the grader

    3 February 2006

    The Wilkins Runway by Shane S Imagine coming to Antarctica and not leave station. Luckily that's not the case here. Heading to the Wilkins Runway construction camp is an experience that was filled with a lot of satisfaction.

  • Pointing the way

    10 February 2006

    The melt here at Casey is slowly coming to a close and the long, long hot showers we've all enjoyed will soon be a distant memory. However, what we are losing in looking and smelling beautiful is now being replaced …

  • Plumber

    17 February 2006

    An active week With the continuation of the amazingly good weather at Casey, which the Met guys don't really mind taking the credit for, all sections at the station have been very productive. One of the big projects, which will …

  • Chris Golding

    24 February 2006

    A big congratulations to Chris G.!!…Finally we found a reason for a big party! Chris G. had his Ph.D thesis accepted on Friday, …

  • Alex, John and Judy

    27 January 2006

    Outgoing expeditioners Alex, John and Judy: the trio is now nearing the end of their stay here at Casey Station, Antarctica and they are due to leave on the Vasiliy Golovnin.

  • Saz and Andrew with their sediment corer

    12 January 2006

    Casey is a hive of activity for the science community, and the wintering station personnel. This week we will look at a few of these areas to give you an insight into a small portion of the important activities that …

  • The Wilkes Expedition

    26 May 2006

    Yet another busy week for the Casey expeditioners. Over the weekend Joe, Paul, Pete, Robbie, Shane and Ray had hoped to rekindle an age old Antarctic means of transport and attempt a man-haul …

  • Snow Petrel

    6 January 2006

    What a busy time we've had at here Casey over the Christmas / New Year period. V2 expeditioners have been settling in and all of a sudden Christmas was here and amidst the flurry of summer maintenance programmes and science …

  • Ben and Cath with takeaways

    3 March 2006

    In Antarctica takeaway containers have a multitude of uses, normally it is to carry out 'tukka' to the field, ….on station they still have many food uses, but down in "Science", they are used as mini homes …

  • Dressed for fire drill

    20 January 2006

    Fire Drill Friday the 13th – Commonly referred to as Black Friday. Everyone on station hoped it was not going to be this year. However, just in case, the fire team got together for a fire drill. Two groups were …

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