2007/08 V6 details

General information

ACE CRC reference name

Cruise Name

CASO - Climate of Southern Ocean

Voyage Classification

Marine Science


Aurora Australis

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Catalogue id
Pumping fuel to Mirny
McCormack, David (Dave)


Voyage Leader

Steve Rintoul

Deputy Voyage Leader

Andrew Deep

Voyage Objectives

CASO marine science

Voyage Reports

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


Hobart  22-Mar-2008  Hobart  19-Apr-2008 

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° 00.0' S
139° 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
Southern Ocean Continuous Zooplankton Recorder (SO-CPR) Survey 1341 Search

Voyage activities

Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) tows Number of segments = 254 - Link to data at Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) tows

Data from 22-Mar-2008 09:16 UT to 27-Mar-2008 22:26 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see AADC-00099 - Southern Ocean Continuous Zooplankton Records at GCMD
CTD Cast Data 132 CTD casts to a maximum depth of 4892 metres. Details in Rosenberg, M., and Rintoul, S. (unpublished) Aurora Australis marine science cruises AU0803 and AU0806 - oceanographic field measurements and analysis. ACE CRC, unpublished report, May 2010. 49 pp. - Link to data at CTD Cast Data

Data from 23-Mar-2008 00:00 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see au0806_CASO_CTD - Southern Ocean CTD data collected from the CASO cruise of the Aurora Australis, 2007-2008 at GCMD
Underway Data & Voyage Tracks 214676 positions recorded. - Link to data at Underway Data & Voyage Tracks

Data from 21-Mar-2008 22:41 UT to 15-Apr-2008 19:59 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see 200708060 - Aurora Australis Voyage V6 2007/08 Track and Underway Data - CASO Voyage 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.

2793 Observing transport and water mass changes south of Australia (CLIVAR SR3, 140E)