2014/15 V3 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 Andy Cianchi

Deputy Voyage Leader

Mr Simon Langdon

Voyage Objectives

Mawson Resupply, Davis summer retrieval


Hobart 25-Jan-2015 28-Jan-2015 Discharge Casey & MS cargo, load Mawson cargo Whale Mooring 06-Feb-2015 07-Feb-2015 Recover and redeploy whale mooring Mawson 10-Feb-2015 20-Feb-2015 Resupply, refuel and personnel changeover Marine Science 21-Feb-2015 10-Mar-2015 Marine science and contingency to recover Tregoning equipment from Enderbyland Davis 11-Mar-2015 15-Mar-2015 Light essential cargo plus summer passenger retrieval Whale Mooring 17-Mar-2015 18-Mar-2015 Recover and deploy whale mooring (Activity - 6hrs + transit) Hobart 03-Apr-2015 05-Apr-2015 Discharge vessel. Acoustic equipment calibration in Derwent River. Load MI resupply cargo, bunker fuel

Voyage Reports

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


Hobart  28-Jan-2015  Mawson  10-Feb-2015 
Mawson  20-Feb-2015  Davis  11-Mar-2015 
Davis  15-Mar-2015  Hobart  3-Apr-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
Underway Data & Voyage Tracks - Link to data at Underway Data & Voyage Tracks

For data quality, methods used etc., see 201415030 *** 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.