1998/99 V6 details

General information


Cruise Name



Aurora Australis

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


Voyage Leader

Not recorded

Voyage Objectives

M Res, C SAB, Retrieval

Voyage Reports

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


Fremantle  4-Mar-1999  Fremantle  3-Mar-1999 
Fremantle  4-Mar-1999  Trial Cruise  7-Mar-1999 
Trial Cruise  7-Mar-1999  Fremantle  8-Mar-1999 
Fremantle  8-Mar-1999  Mawson  21-Mar-1999 
Mawson  24-Mar-1999  Davis  26-Mar-1999 
Davis  28-Mar-1999  Casey  7-Apr-1999 
Casey  10-Apr-1999  Macquarie Island  17-Apr-1999 
Macquarie Island  18-Apr-1999  Hobart  21-Apr-1999 

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

See the 1998/99 Voyage Schedule for other voyages for this season.

Voyage track

Spatial bounds of voyage

31° 49.5' S
62° 48.2' E 159° 01.7' E
68° 34.3' 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
Electron Micrographs - Marine 3 Search
Southern Ocean Continuous Zooplankton Recorder (SO-CPR) Survey 1766 Search

Voyage activities

Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) tows Number of segments = 420 - Link to data at Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) tows

Data from 14-Mar-1999 07:24 UT to 15-Apr-1999 02:13 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see AADC-00099 - Southern Ocean Continuous Zooplankton Records at GCMD
Underway Data & Voyage Tracks 396291 positions recorded. - Link to data at Underway Data & Voyage Tracks

Data from 6-Mar-1999 02:54 UT to 21-Apr-1999 03:49 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see 199899060 - Aurora Australis Voyage 6 (STAY) 1998-99 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.

742 The drift of Antarctic sea ice