This week at Casey
1 March 2013 – All on one page
This week at Casey, a communication technical officer (CTO) takes to the skies, 40 metres off the ground, and we see what some of the wintering expeditioners are doing after the last flight.
22 February 2013 – All on one page
This week we have a Bureau of Meteorology theme with meteorological technicians keeping instruments happily running. We also follow the Casey weather balloon hunters essentially trying to find a needle in a hay stack.
15 February 2013 – All on one page
This week Louise delivers the final update on the Adélie penguin research for this season, we travel up Law Dome for ice core sampling and a handful of adventuring winterers crossed melt streams on Hägglund to hike up the rocky hills of Browning Peninsula.
8 February 2013 – All on one page
This week our supervising communication technician gets a helping hand from fourteen international visitors, we explore the lost art of ham radio (amateur radio) with Dr Gerry, our new friends from Concordia gets a taste of Casey station life. Finally we are left with a few special words from a person who first set foot in Antarctica in 1983 and returned numerous occasions thereafter.
18 January 2013 – All on one page
This week at Casey we take a look at some of the research being done on flying seabirds, gain an understanding of the workings and significance of the meteorology department and have a look at some of the magnificent icebergs as seen on one of our Sunday cruises.
11 January 2013 – All on one page
Another look back at the busy week of resupply, Casey gets the long awaited visit from the north and it's time to play "Survivor - Antarctica" for some of the newcomers.
4 January 2013 – All on one page
This week has seen the refuelling and resupply of Casey, as well as the arrival of the incoming winterers and the farewell of the outgoing crew. We get a perspective of the activities from one of our summer doctors.