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Aurora Australis 09AR9391_2

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Aurora Australis (09AR)
Cruise identifier09AR9391_2
Cruise period1993-04-04 — 1993-05-09
Port of departureHobart, Australia
Port of returnHobart, Australia
ObjectivesOceanographic 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.
Chief scientistStephen Rintoul (CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research (Hobart))
Cruise reportAurora Australis 09AR9391_2 cruise report 09ar9309_1_09ar9391_2.pdf — access key 'C' (1.59 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIndian Ocean
South West Pacific Ocean (limit 140W)
Track chartsAurora Australis 09AR9391_2 cruise track — 09ar9309_1_09ar9391_2track.pdf (0.18 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.
5824101993-04-04 00:00  — 1993-05-09 04:12:40 66° 1' 53" S  143° 36' 47" E — 42° 55' 26" S  155° 37' 56" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 582410