2002/03 V4 details

General information

Season
2002/03
Voyage
V4
ACE CRC reference name
au0304

Cruise Name

KAOS - Krill Acoustics Oceanographic Survey

Voyage Classification

Marine Science

Ship

Aurora Australis


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Catalogue id
2439B3
Caption
Pumping fuel to Mirny
Photographer
McCormack, David (Dave)

Leader

Voyage Leader

Steve Nicol

Deputy Voyage Leader

Ruth Lawless

Voyage Objectives

Marine Science AMLR

Voyage Reports

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

Schedule

FromDepartToArrive
Hobart  3-Jan-2003  Mawson  2-Feb-2003 
Mawson  4-Feb-2003  Mawson  5-Feb-2003 
Mawson  6-Feb-2003  Davis  2-Mar-2003 
Davis  2-Mar-2003  Mawson  4-Mar-2003 
Mawson  5-Mar-2003  Hobart  18-Mar-2003 

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° 49.9' S
61° 51.1' E 147° 33.6' E
68° 37.6' 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
Cetacean Sightings Survey and Southern Ocean cetacean program 187 Search
Seabirds of the Southern and South Indian Ocean 4410 Search
Southern Ocean Continuous Zooplankton Recorder (SO-CPR) Survey 4804 Search

Voyage activities

ActivityDetails
Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler 2598 profiles - Link to data at Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler

Data from 4-Jan-2003 04:00 UT to 14-Mar-2003 02:00 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see au0304 - Kerguelen Plateau Deep Western Boundary Current Experiment (DWBC), Aurora Australis marine science cruise au0304 - ship-based CTD, ADCP and LADCP data at GCMD
Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) tows Number of segments = 840 - Link to data at Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) tows

Data from 5-Jan-2003 13:33 UT to 14-Mar-2003 03:04 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see AADC-00099 - Southern Ocean Continuous Zooplankton Records at GCMD
CTD Bottle Data 64 Stations - Link to data at CTD Bottle Data

Data from 11-Jan-2003 07:14 UT to 9-Mar-2003 15:37 UT
CTD Cast Data 64 Stations. Details in Rosenberg, M., Fukamachi, Y., Rintoul, S., Church, J., Curran, C., Helmond, I., Miller, K., McLaughlan, D., Berry, K., Johnston, N., and Richman, J. (unpublished) Kerguelen Deep Western Boundary Current Experiment and CLIVAR I9 Transect, marine science cruises AU0304 and AU0403 - oceanographic field measurements and analysis. ACE CRC, unpublished report. 78 pp. - Link to data at CTD Cast Data

Data from 11-Jan-2003 00:00 UT to 9-Mar-2003 00:00 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see au0304 - Kerguelen Plateau Deep Western Boundary Current Experiment (DWBC), Aurora Australis marine science cruise au0304 - ship-based CTD, ADCP and LADCP data at GCMD
Instantaneous Growth Rate Experiments 10 IGR Stations

Data from 17-Jan-2003 00:00 UT to 13-Feb-2003 00:00 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see Krill_growth_rates - Experimental studies into growth and ageing of krill 1993-2003 at GCMD
Underway Data & Voyage Tracks - Link to data at Underway Data & Voyage Tracks

Data from 2-Jan-2003 00:00 UT to 17-Mar-2003 01:24 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see 200203040 - Aurora Australis Voyage 4 2002-2003 Underway Data at GCMD
Whale Survey Data 278 Sightings

Data from 5-Jan-2003 07:12 UT to 16-Mar-2003 03:34 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see ASAC_915_2253 - Cetacean Sightings Survey and Southern Ocean cetacean program at GCMD
Wildlife at Sea observations Observed 57 species from 7672 observations. See Species and observation count - Link to data at Wildlife at Sea observations

Observers: Alice Ewing & Peter Lansley

Data from 3-Jan-2003 00:00 UT to 16-Mar-2003 00:00 UT

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

Weather

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.

40 The role of antarctic marine protists in trophodynamics and global change and the impact of UV-B on these organisms
472 Continuous plankton recorder survey [observational]
742 The drift of Antarctic sea ice
1250 Krill flux, acoustic methodology and penguin foraging - an integrated study
2208 Variability in the distribution and abundance of seabirds in the Southern Indian Ocean
2253 Southern Ocean cetacean program
2291 The role of large diatoms' sedimentation dynamics in the biogeochemistry and global climatic impact of the Southern Ocean
2312 The transport of Antarctic Bottom Water by the Kerguelen Western Boundary Current