2002/03 V1 details

General information


Voyage Classification

Marine Science


Aurora Australis

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Catalogue id
Pumping fuel to Mirny
McCormack, David (Dave)


Voyage Leader

Doug Thost

Voyage Objectives

MI deployment and Marine Science

Voyage Reports

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


Hobart  13-Oct-2002  Port Arthur  15-Oct-2002 
Port Arthur  17-Oct-2002  Macquarie Island  21-Oct-2002 
Macquarie Island  22-Oct-2002  Hobart  18-Nov-2002 

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

See the 2002/03 Voyage Schedule for other voyages for this season.

Voyage track

Spatial bounds of voyage

42° 50.6' S
137° 39.5' E 159° 03.2' E
66° 37.3' 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
Southern Ocean Continuous Zooplankton Recorder (SO-CPR) Survey 775 Search

Voyage activities

Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) tows Number of segments = 184 - Link to data at Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) tows

Data from 25-Oct-2002 00:00 UT to 14-Nov-2002 00:00 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see AADC-00099 - Southern Ocean Continuous Zooplankton Records at GCMD
CTD Cast Data A total of 6 CTD casts were performed, including those on the sea trial. Data is currently missing.
Underway Data & Voyage Tracks - Link to data at Underway Data & Voyage Tracks

Data from 26-Sep-2002 00:56 UT to 18-Nov-2002 00:53 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see 200203010 - Aurora Australis 1 2002-2003 Underway Data at GCMD


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.

40 The role of antarctic marine protists in trophodynamics and global change and the impact of UV-B on these organisms
187 Icesheet-atmosphere interaction and surface climatology of interior Antarctica [observational]
472 Continuous plankton recorder survey [observational]
739 B9 Iceberg Dissolution Rates
741 Sea ice thickness distribution in the Indian Ocean sector of the Southern Ocean
1034 Surveying, Aerial Photography & Tide Gauge Network
1156 Sub-Antarctic zone mooring study of interannual variability in particulate carbon export
1307 Sea ice primary production off eastern Antarctica
1328 The fate of primary production in Antarctic sea ice: the role of metazoan grazers
2299 Role of micronutrients in the sea ice microbial ecosystem
2302 The effect of global climate change on Antarctic marine diatoms
2312 The transport of Antarctic Bottom Water by the Kerguelen Western Boundary Current