2007/08 V1 details

General information

ACE CRC reference name

Cruise Name

SIPEX - Sea Ice Physics and Ecosystems eXperiment

Voyage Classification

Marine Science


Aurora Australis

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


Voyage Leader

Dr. Tony Worby

Deputy Voyage Leader

Mr. Dave Tonna

Voyage Objectives

SIPEX Marine Science

Voyage Reports

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


Hobart  1-Sep-2007  Port Arthur  5-Sep-2007 
Port Arthur  5-Sep-2007  Hobart  17-Oct-2007 

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

See the 2007/08 Voyage Schedule for other voyages for this season.

Voyage track

Spatial bounds of voyage

42° 50.7' S
116° 25.2' E 148° 35.0' E
65° 37.1' 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
Southern Ocean Continuous Zooplankton Recorder (SO-CPR) Survey 1068 Search

Voyage activities

Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) tows Number of segments = 347 - Link to data at Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) tows

Data from 5-Sep-2007 00:00 UT to 15-Oct-2007 00:00 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see AADC-00099 - Southern Ocean Continuous Zooplankton Records at GCMD
CTD Cast Data 15 CTD casts to a maximum depth of 2092 metres - Link to data at CTD Cast Data

Data from 12-Sep-2007 00:00 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see SIPEX_Ocean - Aurora Australis Southern Ocean oceanographic (CTD) data, cruise 2007/08 V1 (SIPEX) at GCMD
Underway Data & Voyage Tracks Most data loaded except some GPS, TSG and bathymetry - Link to data at Underway Data & Voyage Tracks

Data from 29-Aug-2007 00:00 UT to 16-Oct-2007 00:00 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see 200708010 - Aurora Australis Voyage V1 2007/08 (SIPEX) Track and 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.

40 The role of antarctic marine protists in trophodynamics and global change and the impact of UV-B on these organisms
472 Continuous plankton recorder survey [observational]
737 Lidar studies of atmospheric dynamics, composition and climatology
1156 Sub-Antarctic zone mooring study of interannual variability in particulate carbon export
1163 Remediation of petroleum contaminants in the Antarctic and subantarctic
1307 Sea ice primary production off eastern Antarctica
2100 Factors affecting DMS in the seasonal ice zone
2570 Constraints on hydrocarbon adsorption and nutrient release from zeolites at low temperatures for hydrocarbon remedation in Antarctica
2592 Southern Ocean Carbon Cycle
2752 Photosynthetic condition of Southern Ocean phytoplankton
2767 An integrated study of processes linking sea ice and biological ecosystem elements off East Antarctica during winter
2901 Investigation of sea ice physical processes in East Antarctica during early Spring