2004/05 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

Victoria Lytle

Deputy Voyage Leader

Karin Beaumont

Voyage Objectives

Ice validation & Marine Science

Voyage Reports

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


Hobart  1-Oct-2004  Casey  19-Oct-2004 
Casey  25-Oct-2004  Casey  3-Nov-2004 
Casey  4-Nov-2004  Hobart  14-Nov-2004 

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

See the 2004/05 Voyage Schedule for other voyages for this season.

Voyage track

Spatial bounds of voyage

42° 00.0' S
105° 00.0' E 147° 00.0' E
64° 00.0' 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 20 Search
Southern Ocean Continuous Zooplankton Recorder (SO-CPR) Survey 2202 Search

Voyage activities

ARGO Floats deployed
Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) tows Number of segments = 360 - Link to data at Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) tows

Data from 9-Oct-2004 11:44 UT to 10-Nov-2004 17:58 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see AADC-00099 - Southern Ocean Continuous Zooplankton Records at GCMD
Krill specimens taken 2 days devoted to krill fishing
Underway Data & Voyage Tracks - Link to data at Underway Data & Voyage Tracks

Data from 27-Sep-2004 23:14 UT to 13-Nov-2004 20:52 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see 200405010 - Aurora Australis Voyage 1 2004-2005 Underway Data at GCMD
Whale Survey Data 268 Sightings

Data from 21-Dec-1998 00:00 UT to 13-Nov-2004 02:37 UT

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

472 Continuous plankton recorder survey [observational]
1156 Sub-Antarctic zone mooring study of interannual variability in particulate carbon export
1328 The fate of primary production in Antarctic sea ice: the role of metazoan grazers
2220 Collection of live antarctic krill
2519 Real-time monitoring of upper ocean variability in the Australian region of the Southern Ocean using Argo profiling floats (observational)
2592 Southern Ocean Carbon Cycle
2602 Selenium as a key micronutrient in primary productivity in the Southern Ocean