1993/94 V7 details

General information

ACE CRC reference name

Cruise Name


Voyage Classification

Marine Science


Aurora Australis

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


Voyage Leader

Jo Jacka

Deputy Voyage Leader

Gordon Bain

Voyage Objectives

Marine Science & Retrieval


WOCE Leg SR3. Queen Elizabeth Through Experiment. krill capture and resupply

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.


Hobart  1-Jan-1994  Mawson  4-Feb-1994 
Mawson  5-Feb-1994  Law Base  7-Feb-1994 
Law Base  7-Feb-1994  Davis  7-Feb-1994 
Davis  8-Feb-1994  Casey  14-Feb-1994 
Casey  17-Feb-1994  Dumont D'Urville  22-Feb-1994 
Dumont D'Urville  22-Feb-1994  Hobart  1-Mar-1994 

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

See the 1993/94 Voyage Schedule for other voyages for this season.

Voyage track

Spatial bounds of voyage

42° 37.0' S
62° 44.8' E 147° 49.7' E
69° 24.4' 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
Seabirds of the Southern and South Indian Ocean 4648 Search
Southern Ocean Continuous Zooplankton Recorder (SO-CPR) Survey 157 Search

Voyage activities

Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) tows Number of segments = 94 - Link to data at Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) tows

Data from 5-Feb-1994 18:11 UT to 7-Feb-1994 01:18 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see AADC-00099 - Southern Ocean Continuous Zooplankton Records at GCMD
CTD Bottle Data 102 Stations - Link to data at CTD Bottle Data

Data from 1-Jan-1994 19:54 UT to 23-Feb-1994 17:17 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see au9407 - Aurora Australis WOCE Southern Ocean oceanographic data, cruise au9407 at GCMD
CTD Cast Data 102 - Link to data at CTD Cast Data

Data from 1-Jan-1994 00:00 UT to 23-Feb-1994 00:00 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see au9407 - Aurora Australis WOCE Southern Ocean oceanographic data, cruise au9407 at GCMD

Publications:- Rosenberg, M., Eriksen, R. and Rintoul, S.R. (1995) Aurora Australis Marine Science Cruise AU9407: oceanographic field measurements and analysis. Research Report, Antarctic CRC 2 103 pp (View)
Instantaneous Growth Rate Experiments 4 IGR Stations

Data from 19-Jan-1994 00:00 UT to 25-Feb-1994 00:00 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see Krill_growth_rates - Experimental studies into growth and ageing of krill 1993-2003 at GCMD
Underway Data & Voyage Tracks 507257 positions recorded. - Link to data at Underway Data & Voyage Tracks

Data from 1-Jan-1994 06:09 UT to 1-Mar-1994 01:06 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see 199394070 - Aurora Australis Voyage 7 (SHAM) 1993-94 Underway Data at GCMD
Wildlife at Sea observations Observed 51 species from 4896 observations. See Species and observation count - Link to data at Wildlife at Sea observations

Observers: David James, Paul Scofield

Data from 1-Jan-1994 19:30 UT to 28-Feb-1994 20:50 UT

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


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.

Australian Antarctic Science Projects for voyage. Click on the project number to see Public details such as project metadata and Australian Antarctic Program publications.

189 The East Antarctic sea ice zone: characteristics and ocean- ice-atmosphere interaction
732 Antarctic CRC Drifting Buoy Program