Cruise inventory

RV Franklin 09FA1091

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Franklin (09FA)
Cruise identifier09FA1091
Cruise period1991-11-15 — 1991-12-15
StatusCompleted
Port of departureSydney, Australia
Port of returnSydney, Australia
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesCruise 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.
Chief scientistJohn A Church (CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research (Hobart))
Cruise reportRV Franklin 09FA1091 cruise report 09fa1091_csr7026.pdf — access key 'C' (0.01 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralCoral Sea
Tasman Sea
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
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.
5823421991-11-15 04:20  — 1991-12-14 19:05 34° 27' 0" S  151° 12' 27" E — 21° 54' 1" S  172° 44' 16" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 582342