1994/95 V1 details

General information


Cruise Name

BESET - Bain's Expedition Seriously Evading Tasmania

Voyage Classification

Marine Science


Aurora Australis

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


Voyage Leader

Ian Marchant

Deputy Voyage Leader

Pat Wilds

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  31-Aug-1994  Macquarie Island  3-Sep-1994 
Macquarie Island  6-Sep-1994  Davis  26-Sep-1994 
Davis  28-Sep-1994  Hobart  19-Oct-1994 

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

See the 1994/95 Voyage Schedule for other voyages for this season.

Voyage track

Spatial bounds of voyage

42° 50.1' S
68° 48.1' E 160° 03.6' E
66° 32.0' 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
APIS - Antarctic Pack Ice Seals 1994-1999, plus historical data from the 1980's 157 Search
Seabirds of the Southern and South Indian Ocean 4 Search

Voyage activities

Underway Data & Voyage Tracks 97733 positions recorded. - Link to data at Underway Data & Voyage Tracks

Data from 19-Jul-1994 05:49 UT to 23-Sep-1994 15:27 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see 199495010 - Aurora Australis Voyage 1 1994-95 Underway Data at GCMD
Wildlife at Sea observations Observed 2 species from 4 observations. See Species and observation count - Link to data at Wildlife at Sea observations

Data from 12-Sep-1994 07:53 UT to 9-Oct-1994 23:23 UT

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


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.

3 Glaciology of the Hinterland of the Lambert Glacier Basin
7 Distribution, size and dissolution of Antarctic icebergs [observational]
133 The role of the Southern Ocean in the carbon cycle
141 Collection of live Antarctic krill 'Euphausia superba'
189 The East Antarctic sea ice zone: characteristics and ocean- ice-atmosphere interaction
711 Microbial diversity of Antarctica: the sulphate reducing bacteria
715 Sulphur Gas Production in the Southern Ocean
775 Antarctic pack-ice seals
827 Trace metals in recent Antarctic snow