2016/17 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 Andy Cianchi

Deputy Voyage Leader

Mr Mike Woolridge

Voyage Objectives

Marine Science, Casey Resupply


Location Arrive Depart Details Hobart 04-Dec-2016 08-Dec-2016 Discharge Davis cargo, load Casey resupply & MS cargo, bunker vessel Whale Mooring 15-Dec-2016 16-Dec-2016 Recover & deploy whale mooring Marine Science 16-Dec-2016 17-Dec-2016 SOTS mooring Marine Science 17-Dec-2016 18-Dec-2016 Krill trawling Casey 19-Dec-2016 27-Dec-2016 Casey resupply, refuel Marine Science 27-Dec-2016 28-Dec-2016 Cold water calibrations Marine Science 28-Dec-2016 21-Jan-2017 SR3 transect Hobart 21-Jan-2017 25-Jan-2017 Discharge Casey & MS cargo, load Mawson resupply & Davis cargo, bunker vessel

Voyage Reports

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


Hobart  8-Dec-2016  Casey  19-Dec-2016 
Casey  27-Dec-2016  Hobart  21-Jan-2017 

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

See the 2016/17 Voyage Schedule for other voyages for this season.

Voyage track

Spatial bounds of voyage

Voyage Data and Activities

Voyage activities

CTD Cast Data Aurora Australis Marine Science Cruise AU1602, Dalton, Mertz and Ninnis CTDs - Oceanographic Field Measurements and Analysis - Link to data at CTD Cast Data

Observers: Mark Rosenberg, Steve Rintoul

For data quality, methods used etc., see AAS_4131_au1602 *** at GCMD
Krill specimens taken
Mooring event Recover & deploy whale mooring
Underway Data & Voyage Tracks - Link to data at Underway Data & Voyage Tracks

For data quality, methods used etc., see 201617020 *** 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.