2000/01 V3 details

General information



Polar Bird

©AAD, Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 2001
Catalogue id
Papps, Wayne


Voyage Leader

Ian Allison

Deputy Voyage Leader

Michael Johnston

Voyage Objectives

MI resupply, C summer in

Voyage Reports

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


Hobart  6-Nov-2000  Macquarie Island  9-Nov-2000 
Macquarie Island  14-Nov-2000  Casey  26-Nov-2000 
Casey  19-Dec-2000  Hobart  26-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

42° 00.0' S
147° 00.0' E 159° 02.4' E
54° 37.7' 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 20 Search
Seabirds of the Southern and South Indian Ocean 1566 Search

Voyage activities

Underway Data & Voyage Tracks - Link to data at Underway Data & Voyage Tracks

Data from 6-Nov-2000 00:32 UT to 26-Dec-2000 21:48 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see 200001030 - Polar Bird Voyage 3 2000-01 Underway Data at GCMD
Wildlife at Sea observations Observed 49 species from 1625 observations. See Species and observation count - Link to data at Wildlife at Sea observations

Data from 6-Nov-2000 20:16 UT to 25-Dec-2000 22:00 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]
40 The role of antarctic marine protists in trophodynamics and global change and the impact of UV-B on these organisms
189 The East Antarctic sea ice zone: characteristics and ocean- ice-atmosphere interaction
701 Long-term monitoring of the mesopause region via hydroxyl emissions at Davis
989 Environmental effects on the growth and productivity of sea ice algae
1187 The potential and actual threats of introduced organisms to sub-Antarctic islands
1242 Biology of Southern Ocean squid, ecological importance and potential commercial implications - a preliminary assessment
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