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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for Aurora Australis cruise 09AR9601_1


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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name Aurora Australis cruise 09AR9601_1
Short name 09AR9601_1
Objectives and Narrative Oceanographic measurements were conducted along WOCE Southern Ocean meridional section SR3 between Tasmania and Antarctica from August to September 1996. A total of 71 CTD vertical profile stations were taken, most to near bottom. Over 1500 Niskin bottle water samples were collected for the measurement of salinity, dissolved oxygen, nutrients (phosphate, nitrate+nitrite, silicate), dissolved inorganic carbon, alkalinity, carbon isotopes, primary productivity, and biological parameters, using a 24 bottle rosette sampler.
Ship Aurora Australis
Departure Port Hobart, Australia
Departure Date 1996-08-22
Arrival Port Hobart, Australia
Arrival Date 1996-09-22
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

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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  
582458 Single-beam echosounder 1996-08-22 08:51Z to 1996-09-22 01:07Z 65° 44' S to 43° 6' S; 139° 12' E to 159° 3' E Click for more

Project Database

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


Track Charts

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Cruise Report