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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RV Franklin cruise 09FA1091


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Cruise Inventory Information

Long name RV Franklin cruise 09FA1091
Short name 09FA1091
Objectives and Narrative Cruise FR 10/91 was undertaken to study ocean transport in the Tasman and Coral Seas and to collect ground truth data for validation of the ATSR (Along Track Scanning Radiometer). Also testing of the "flying fish" without electronic components and XBT/XCTD tests and calibrations were conducted. Survey methods included ADCP, CTDs, XCTDs, XBTs, underway instrumentation, radiometer, mooring and drifter deployments. Related Franklin cruises are 10/89, 02/90, 10/91, 07/92, 07/93 and 03/94.
Ship RV Franklin
Departure Port Sydney, Australia
Departure Date 1991-11-15
Arrival Port Sydney, Australia
Arrival Date 1991-12-15
Principal Scientist(s) John A Church (CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research (Hobart))
Responsible Organisation CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research (Hobart)
Associated Project(s)
IHB Sea Areas Visited Coral Sea, Tasman Sea
Marsden Squares Visited 391/392/426/427/428
Work Area Description
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Work Area Bounding Polygon
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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  
582342 Single-beam echosounder 1991-11-15 04:20Z to 1991-12-14 19:05Z 34° 27' S to 21° 54' S; 151° 12' E to 172° 44' E Click for more

Project Database

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