This week at Casey

  • 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 …

  • blizzed stuff

    24 March 2006

    This week has been a frantic one for everyone. With the departure from Hobart on Friday of the Aurora Australis, everyone is counting down till the end of summer.

  • Man in rope harness hanging in mid air

    28 April 2006

    This week saw the boys hit the slopes of the ice cliffs of the very beautiful Mitchell Peninsula for some SAR training.

  • Caterpillar tractor pulling two containers for traverse

    5 May 2006

    Winter is just around the corner and what snow has fallen in Casey recently has been quickly blown away. Likewise, sea ice forms only to be blown away during the blizz's.

  • Solar Pillar

    12 May 2006

    Solar Pillar Glancing towards the setting sun last Wednesday, the Casey locals' eyes beheld a real treat. A solar pillar had formed below and above the sun.

  • Elephant Seal

    21 April 2006

    We had thought here at Casey that with the departure of V5 we had seen our last visitor for quite some time. Yet, to our surprise, we had a brief visit this week …

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