2014/15 V2 details

General information


Voyage Classification

Marine Science


Aurora Australis

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


Voyage Leader

Mr Tony Foy

Deputy Voyage Leader

Mr Lloyd Symons

Voyage Objectives

Casey Resupply, Totten US/AU Mooring Recovery and Marine Science (MS - subject to external funding)


Location Arrive Depart Details Hobart 30-Nov-2014 05-Dec-2014 Discharge Davis cargo, load Casey resupply and marine science equipment, bunker vessel Whale Mooring 13-Dec-2014 13-Dec-2014 Recover and deploy whale mooring Casey 14-Dec-2014 21-Dec-2014 Casey resupply, refuel and personnel changeover Totten Moorings 25-Dec-2014 28-Dec-2014 Retrieve 3 x US + 3 x AU moorings at region 66E 119S Totten Marine Science 28-Dec-2014 04-Jan-2015 Rintoul Marine Science program - Totten Mertz Glacier 12-Jan-2015 18-Jan-2015 Rintoul Marine Science program - Mertz Hobart 25-Jan-2015 Vessel arrive Hobart. Commence V2-V3 portcall

Voyage Reports

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


Hobart  5-Dec-2014  Casey  14-Dec-2014 
Casey  21-Dec-2014  Hobart  25-Jan-2015 

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

See the 2014/15 Voyage Schedule for other voyages for this season.

Voyage track

Spatial bounds of voyage

Voyage Data and Activities

Voyage activities

Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) tows - Link to data at Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) tows

For data quality, methods used etc., see AADC-00099 - Southern Ocean Continuous Zooplankton Records at GCMD
Mooring event Recover and deploy whale mooring
Underway Data & Voyage Tracks - Link to data at Underway Data & Voyage Tracks

For data quality, methods used etc., see 201415020 *** at GCMD


There is no weather data for this 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.