1986/87 V7 details

General information


Cruise Name

AAMBER - Australian Antarctic Marine Biological Ecosystem Research

Voyage Classification

Marine Science


MS Nella Dan

©AAD, Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 1965
Catalogue id
Voyage 2
Law, Phillip Garth (Phil)


Voyage Leader

Dick Williams

Deputy Voyage Leader

Ric Burbury

Voyage Reports

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


Hobart  5-Feb-1987  Davis  6-Mar-1987 
Davis  7-Mar-1987  Hobart  3-Apr-1987 

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

See the 1986/87 Voyage Schedule for other voyages for this season.

Voyage track

Spatial bounds of voyage

42° 52.9' S
62° 53.2' E 147° 30.5' E
69° 38.4' 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
AAD Benthic Sampling Database 195 Search
Historic krill sampling 33 Search
Pelagic Fish Observations 1968-1999 2471 Search
RMT Trawl catch from the 1986/87 V7 AAMBER voyage 874 Search

Voyage activities

CTD Cast Data 90 CTD casts to a maximum depth of 1300 metres - Link to data at CTD Cast Data

For data quality, methods used etc., see au9006 - Aurora Australis Southern Ocean oceanographic (CTD) data, cruise au9006 (AAMBER2) at GCMD

Publications:- Woehler, E.J. and Williams, R. (1988) Oceanographic data: Prydz Bay region - Australian Antarctic Marine Biological Ecosystem Research 86/87 MV Nella Dan , February - April 1987. ANARE Research Notes 63 136 pp. (View)
Underway Data & Voyage Tracks 464299 positions recorded. - Link to data at Underway Data & Voyage Tracks

Data from 6-Feb-1987 00:44 UT to 2-Apr-1987 10:26 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see 198687070 - Nella Dan 1986-87 Voyage 7 Underway Data 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.

No Australian Antarctic Science Projects for voyage. See Current and Previous Projects for details on other projects.