2000/01 V1 details

General information



Aurora Australis

©AAD, Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 1997
Catalogue id
Pumping fuel to Mirny
McCormack, David (Dave)


Voyage Leader

Suzanne Stallman

Deputy Voyage Leader

Gordon Bain

Voyage Objectives

Davis Resupply, LIDAR, Summer in

Voyage Reports

No reports known - if you know of any, please contact the Data Centre and we can add them.


Hobart  1-Oct-2000  Port Arthur  2-Oct-2000 
Port Arthur  3-Oct-2000  Davis  25-Oct-2000 
Davis  29-Oct-2000  Mawson  4-Nov-2000 
Mawson  5-Nov-2000  McDonald Islands  9-Nov-2000 
McDonald Islands  9-Nov-2000  Heard Island  9-Nov-2000 
Heard Island  10-Nov-2000  Fremantle  18-Nov-2000 

See also List of sitreps - not guaranteed to work as voyage naming conventions are not consistent.

See the 2000/01 Voyage Schedule for other voyages for this season.

Voyage track

Spatial bounds of voyage

31° 53.0' S
64° 51.9' E 147° 55.0' E
67° 29.1' S

Voyage Track map from the Marine Underway database, averaged every 15 minutes

Voyage Data and Activities

Biological Collections

List of collections of species data collected on this voyage. Some collections are voyage specific or might be from a wider set of observations or samples.

Collection NameObservation countLink to data search form
Kelp rafts in the Southern Ocean 1 Search
Seabirds of the Southern and South Indian Ocean 721 Search
Southern Ocean Continuous Zooplankton Recorder (SO-CPR) Survey 734 Search

Voyage activities

Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) tows Number of segments = 309 - Link to data at Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) tows

Data from 7-Oct-2000 05:38 UT to 9-Nov-2000 01:09 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see AADC-00099 - Southern Ocean Continuous Zooplankton Records at GCMD
Underway Data & Voyage Tracks - Link to data at Underway Data & Voyage Tracks

Data from 3-Oct-2000 00:00 UT to 18-Nov-2000 01:12 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see 200001010 - Aurora Australis Voyage 1 2000-01 Underway Data at GCMD
Wildlife at Sea observations Observed 38 species from 802 observations. See Species and observation count - Link to data at Wildlife at Sea observations

Data from 4-Oct-2000 01:50 UT to 7-Nov-2000 08:14 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see DB_WOV *** at GCMD


Weather plot of voyage

Science Projects

Note - this page lists projects where there has been some requirements logged. This may include requests that are not directly associated with any science performed on the ship.

Australian Antarctic Science Projects for voyage. Click on the project number to see Public details such as project metadata and Australian Antarctic Program publications.

7 Distribution, size and dissolution of Antarctic icebergs [observational]
472 Continuous plankton recorder survey [observational]
701 Long-term monitoring of the mesopause region via hydroxyl emissions at Davis
1156 Sub-Antarctic zone mooring study of interannual variability in particulate carbon export
1200 Biodiversity of lacustrine Antarctic crustaceans: local and regional genetic diversity of copepods and cladocerans
2208 Variability in the distribution and abundance of seabirds in the Southern Indian Ocean
2210 UV climate over the Southern Ocean south of Australia, and its biological impact