1990/91 V6 details

General information

Season
1990/91
Voyage
V6
ACE CRC reference name
au9006

Cruise Name

AAMBER2 - Australian Antarctic Marine Biological Ecosystem Research II

Voyage Classification

Marine Science

Ship

Aurora Australis


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Catalogue id
2439B3
Caption
Pumping fuel to Mirny
Photographer
McCormack, David (Dave)

Leader

Voyage Leader

Dick Williams

Deputy Voyage Leader

Rick Burbury

Voyage Reports

Follow the link on each report to download it.

If you know of any additional reports, please contact the Data Centre and we can add them.

Schedule

FromDepartToArrive
Hobart  3-Jan-1991  Mawson  16-Jan-1991 
Mawson  17-Jan-1991  Mawson  4-Mar-1991 
Mawson  5-Mar-1991  Davis  7-Mar-1991 
Davis  8-Mar-1991  Hobart  19-Mar-1991 

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

See the 1990/91 Voyage Schedule for other voyages for this season.

Voyage track

Spatial bounds of voyage

42° 49.5' S
62° 41.0' E 147° 25.9' E
69° 04.0' 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
Diatom and foraminiferal samples from surficial sediments of Prydz Bay, Antarctica. 267 Search
Historic krill sampling 64 Search
Pelagic Fish Observations 1968-1999 19381 Search
RMT Trawl catch from the 1990/91 V6 AAMBER2 voyage 1486 Search
Seabirds of the Southern and South Indian Ocean 19 Search
Southern Ocean Continuous Zooplankton Recorder (SO-CPR) Survey 606 Search
Squid specimens from the 1990/91 V6 AAMBER2 voyage 129 Search
Survey of benthic and other marine invertebrates of Prydz Bay, 1990/91 Voyage 6 242 Search

Voyage activities

ActivityDetails
Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) tows Number of segments = 212 - Link to data at Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) tows

Data from 12-Jan-1991 09:58 UT to 13-Mar-1991 06:42 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see AADC-00099 - Southern Ocean Continuous Zooplankton Records at GCMD
CTD Bottle Data 159 Stations - Link to data at CTD Bottle Data

Data from 6-Jan-1991 00:00 UT to 15-Mar-1991 00:00 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see au9006 - Aurora Australis Southern Ocean oceanographic (CTD) data, cruise au9006 (AAMBER2) at GCMD
CTD Cast Data 159 CTD casts to a maximum depth of 1320 metres - Link to data at CTD Cast Data

Data from 6-Jan-1991 00:00 UT to 15-Mar-1991 00:00 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see au9006 - Aurora Australis Southern Ocean oceanographic (CTD) data, cruise au9006 (AAMBER2) at GCMD
Sediment traps/grabs used 20 sites sampled in Prydz Bay (17 corers and 3 grabs). Date and location of some records are not well known.
Underway Data & Voyage Tracks 616557 positions recorded. - Link to data at Underway Data & Voyage Tracks

Data from 3-Jan-1991 03:48 UT to 19-Mar-1991 23:07 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see 199091060 - Aurora Australis Voyage 6 (AAMBER2) 1990-91 Underway Data at GCMD
Wildlife at Sea observations Observed 9 species from 20 observations. See Species and observation count - Link to data at Wildlife at Sea observations

Data from 13-Mar-1991 04:59 UT to 16-Mar-1991 01:19 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see DB_WOV *** at GCMD
XBT deployments 55 xbts's. Data to be loaded.

Weather

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.

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