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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for Aurora Australis cruise 09AR9391_2


This report collates information from the BODC cruise inventory and oceanographic databases. It presents

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name Aurora Australis cruise 09AR9391_2
Short name 09AR9391_2
Objectives and Narrative Oceanographic measurements were conducted along WOCE Southern Ocean meridional sections SR3 and P11 between Tasmania and Antarctica.. A total of 128 CTD vertical profile stations were taken, most to near bottom. Over 2500 Niskin bottle water samples were collected for the measurement of salinity, dissolved oxygen, nutrients (phosphate, nitrate+nitrite, and silicate), dissolved inorganic carbon, carbon isotopes, barium, and biological parameters, using 24 and 12 bottle rosette samplers. Final leg of a 2 leg cruise.
Ship Aurora Australis
Departure Port Hobart, Australia
Departure Date 1993-04-04
Arrival Port Hobart, Australia
Arrival Date 1993-05-09
Principal Scientist(s) Stephen Rintoul (CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research (Hobart))
Responsible Organisation Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre, CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research (Hobart)
Associated Project(s) WOCE
IHB Sea Areas Visited Indian Ocean, South West Pacific Ocean (limit 140W)
Marsden Squares Visited
Work Area Description
Work Area Bounding Polygon
Southern Limit unknown
Northern Limit unknown
Western Limit unknown
Eastern Limit unknown

Cruise Inventory Datasets

No information on datasets is currently available for this cruise

Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

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Summary of BODC Data Holdings for the Cruise

National Oceanographic Database


# Series Instrument Description Parameters
1 Single-beam echosounder Bathymetry and Elevation
Date and time
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates

Note: Parameter terms are taken from the BODC Parameter Discovery Vocabulary XML (SKOS)

Full List

BODC Reference Instrument Description Date/Time Location  
582410 Single-beam echosounder 1993-04-04 00:00Z to 1993-05-09 04:12Z 66° 1' S to 42° 55' S; 143° 36' E to 155° 37' E Click for more

Project Database

No data currently held for this cruise in the BODC Project Database


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Cruise Report