1982/83 V2 details

General information


Cruise Name

ADBEX1 - Antarctic Division BIOMASS Experiment I

Voyage Classification

Marine Science


MS Nella Dan

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


Voyage Leader

Knowles Ronald Kerry

Deputy Voyage Leader

Rick M Burbury

Voyage Reports

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


Hobart  8-Nov-1982  Mawson  29-Nov-1982 
Mawson  1-Dec-1982  Davis  6-Dec-1982 
Davis  8-Dec-1982  Hobart  30-Dec-1982 

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

See the 1982/83 Voyage Schedule for other voyages for this season.

Voyage track

Spatial bounds of voyage

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
Historic krill sampling 16 Search
Pelagic Fish Observations 1968-1999 435 Search
RMT Trawl catch from the 1982/83 V2 ADBEX I voyage 1176 Search
Seabirds of the Southern and South Indian Ocean 1584 Search

Voyage activities

CTD Bottle Data Nutrient data collected at 28 of the 79 hydrographic stations. Stations selected on the basis of interpretation of phytoplankton distribution and abundance. - Link to data at CTD Bottle Data

For data quality, methods used etc., see ADBEX_I_nutrient - ADBEX I cruise to the Prydz Bay region, 1982: nutrient data at GCMD

Publications:- Humphries, S.E. (1987) ADBEX I cruise to the Prydz Bay region, 1982: nutrient data. ANARE Research Notes 44 83 pp. (View)
CTD Cast Data 79 CTD casts to a maximum depth of metres - Link to data at CTD Cast Data

For data quality, methods used etc., see ADBEX_I_ocean - Nella Dan: ADBEX I Cruise - Oceanography and nutrient data at GCMD
Underway Data & Voyage Tracks 591 positions recorded. - Link to data at Underway Data & Voyage Tracks

Data from 26-Nov-1981 15:00 UT to 18-Dec-1982 10:00 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see 198283020 - MS Nella Dan Voyage V2 1982/83 (ADBEX1) Track and Underway Data at GCMD
Wildlife at Sea observations Observed 23 species from 1776 observations. See Species and observation count - Link to data at Wildlife at Sea observations

Observers: Jenny Bassett, Paul Ensor

Data from 9-Nov-1982 00:00 UT to 29-Dec-1982 00:00 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see DB_WOV *** at GCMD
Zooplankton collections Zooplankton specimens from 83 hauls using RMT, BONGO and IGYPT nets (ANARE Research Notes 31)

For data quality, methods used etc., see ADBEX_I_zoo - Nella Dan: ADBEX I Cruise - Zooplankton 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.

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