2000/01 V4 details

General information



Aurora Australis

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


Voyage Leader

John Brooks

Deputy Voyage Leader

Jenny Whittaker

Voyage Objectives

Heard Island, M & D Changeover

Voyage Reports

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


Fremantle  20-Nov-2000  Heard Island  29-Nov-2000 
Heard Island  30-Nov-2000  McDonald Islands  30-Nov-2000 
McDonald Islands  30-Nov-2000  Mawson  4-Dec-2000 
Mawson  7-Dec-2000  Davis  9-Dec-2000 
Davis  11-Dec-2000  Sansom Island  11-Dec-2000 
Sansom Island  15-Dec-2000  Davis  16-Dec-2000 
Davis  16-Dec-2000  Hobart  27-Dec-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° 56.6' S
62° 23.2' E 147° 29.6' E
69° 18.0' 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 368 Search
Southern Ocean Continuous Zooplankton Recorder (SO-CPR) Survey 1166 Search

Voyage activities

Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) tows Number of segments = 337 - Link to data at Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) tows

Data from 1-Dec-2000 01:15 UT to 25-Dec-2000 00:01 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 18-Nov-2000 09:56 UT to 27-Dec-2000 01:21 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see 200001040 - Aurora Australis Voyage 4 2000-2001 Underway Data at GCMD
Wildlife at Sea observations Observed 29 species from 384 observations. See Species and observation count - Link to data at Wildlife at Sea observations

Data from 25-Nov-2000 13:00 UT to 2-Dec-2000 12:00 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
1112 Crustal rebound in the Lambert Glacier area
1156 Sub-Antarctic zone mooring study of interannual variability in particulate carbon export
1165 Cold adaptation and functionality of the Antarctic Coastal Benthic Zones
2208 Variability in the distribution and abundance of seabirds in the Southern Indian Ocean