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Aurora Australis 09AR9601_1

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Aurora Australis (09AR)
Cruise identifier09AR9601_1
Cruise period1996-08-22 — 1996-09-22
Port of departureHobart, Australia
Port of returnHobart, Australia
ObjectivesOceanographic 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.
Chief scientistStephen Rintoul (CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research (Hobart))
Cruise reportAurora Australis 09AR9601_1 cruise report 09ar9501_1_09ar9601_1.pdf — access key 'C' (2.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIndian Ocean
South West Pacific Ocean (limit 140W)
Track chartsAurora Australis 09AR9601_1 cruise track — 09ar9601_1_csr7004track.pdf (0.31 MB) 
Data held at BODC 
1  Single-beam echosounder
Bathymetry and Elevation
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Date and time
Bathymetry and Elevation
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Date and time

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
5824581996-08-22 08:51:40  — 1996-09-22 01:07:20 65° 44' 36" S  139° 12' 21" E — 43° 6' 47" S  159° 3' 18" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 582458