2003/04 V7 details

General information



Aurora Australis

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


Voyage Leader

Rob Easther

Deputy Voyage Leader

Shane Hunniford

Voyage Objectives

MI resupply, Casey fly-off

Voyage Reports

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


Hobart  17-Feb-2004  Casey  26-Feb-2004 
Casey  27-Feb-2004  Macquarie Island  5-Mar-2004 
Macquarie Island  9-Mar-2004  Hobart  12-Mar-2004 

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

See the 2003/04 Voyage Schedule for other voyages for this season.

Voyage track

Spatial bounds of voyage

42° 50.6' S
109° 21.3' E 159° 00.1' E
66° 16.1' 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 5 Search
Southern Ocean Continuous Zooplankton Recorder (SO-CPR) Survey 2609 Search

Voyage activities

Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) tows Number of segments = 432 - Link to data at Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) tows

Data from 20-Feb-2004 00:02 UT to 3-Mar-2004 16:00 UT

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

Data from 4-Aug-2003 00:00 UT to 7-Sep-2006 00:00 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see 200304070 - Aurora Australis Voyage V7 2003/04 Track and Underway Data at GCMD
Whale Survey Data 21 Sightings

Data from 24-Feb-2004 05:52 UT to 11-Mar-2004 07:25 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see ASAC_915_2253 - Cetacean Sightings Survey and Southern Ocean cetacean program 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.

20 High latitude ionospheric sounding [observational]
472 Continuous plankton recorder survey [observational]
1156 Sub-Antarctic zone mooring study of interannual variability in particulate carbon export
2253 Southern Ocean cetacean program
2337 Experimental studies into growth and ageing of krill
2341 Diversity and metabolic abilities of antarctic bacteria
2392 Can remote sensing be used to map vegetation and monitor community change in Antarctica?
2397 Introduced invasive terrestrial invertebrates on Macquarie Island: studies on ecology, origins and control