1991/92 V1 details

General information

Season
1991/92
Voyage
V1
ACE CRC reference name
au9101

Cruise Name

WOCE91 - World Ocean Circulation Experiment 1991

Voyage Classification

Marine Science

Ship

Aurora Australis


©AAD, Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 1997
Catalogue id
2439B3
Caption
Pumping fuel to Mirny
Photographer
McCormack, David (Dave)

Leader

Voyage Leader

Martin Betts

Deputy Voyage Leader

Andrew McEldowney

Voyage Objectives

Macq. Isl./Science Trials

Comments

Voyage 1 went to Macquarie Island but returned with a broken winch. The program then resumed as Voyage 1.1. Part of the CSIRO WOCE program. first true ANTDIV oceanographic study with detailed biological program. Transect from Tassie to Dibble ice tongue. First late winter cruise to sea ice zone.

Voyage Reports

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

Schedule

FromDepartToArrive
Hobart  25-Sep-1991  Macquarie Island  29-Sep-1991 
Macquarie Island  30-Sep-1991  Hobart  3-Oct-1991 

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

See the 1991/92 Voyage Schedule for other voyages for this season.

Voyage track

Spatial bounds of voyage

42° 53.0' S
136° 22.3' E 159° 00.6' E
65° 08.9' 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
Kelp rafts in the Southern Ocean 5 Search
Seabirds of the Southern and South Indian Ocean 1974 Search

Voyage activities

ActivityDetails
CTD Bottle Data 36 Stations - Link to data at CTD Bottle Data

Data from 26-Sep-1991 00:00 UT to 26-Oct-1991 00:00 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see au91_9201 - Aurora Australis WOCE Southern Ocean oceanographic data, cruise au9101 at GCMD
CTD Cast Data 36 CTD's - Link to data at CTD Cast Data

Data from 26-Sep-1991 04:27 UT to 26-Oct-1991 10:09 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see au91_9201 - Aurora Australis WOCE Southern Ocean oceanographic data, cruise au9101 at GCMD
Underway Data & Voyage Tracks 260684 positions recorded. - Link to data at Underway Data & Voyage Tracks

Data from 25-Sep-1991 05:20 UT to 26-Oct-1991 18:51 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see 199192010 - Aurora Australis Voyage 1 and 1.1 (WOCE91) 1991-92 Underway Data at GCMD
Wildlife at Sea observations Observed 52 species from 2126 observations. See Species and observation count - Link to data at Wildlife at Sea observations

Observers: Mark Hindell and David Eades

Data from 4-Oct-1991 05:30 UT to 26-Oct-1991 06:00 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see DB_WOV *** at GCMD
XBT deployments 56 XBT's - Link to data at XBT deployments

For data quality, methods used etc., see au91_9201 - Aurora Australis WOCE Southern Ocean oceanographic data, cruise au9101 at GCMD

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.