LIMP became the voyage name after the main V16 engine transmission coupling failed and the ship could not use 2 engines to move through the extraordinary heavy seaice encountered.
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.
See also List of sitreps - not guaranteed to work as voyage naming conventions are not consistent.
See the 1996/97 Voyage Schedule for other voyages for this season.
|42° 50.6' S|
|55° 02.4' E||147° 30.7' E|
|69° 20.5' S|
Voyage Track map from the Marine Underway database, averaged every 15 minutes
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 Name||Observation count||Link to data search form|
|APIS - Antarctic Pack Ice Seals 1994-1999, plus historical data from the 1980's||810||Search|
|Seabirds of the Southern and South Indian Ocean||8964||Search|
|Whale log - observations from ANARE voyages||4||Search|
|Underway Data & Voyage Tracks||429059 positions recorded. - Link to data at Underway Data & Voyage Tracks |
Data from 26-Sep-1996 10:07 UT to 23-Nov-1996 20:49 UT
For data quality, methods used etc., see 199697020 - Aurora Australis Voyage 2 1996-97 Underway Data at GCMD
|Wildlife at Sea observations||Observed 45 species from 9420 observations. See Species and observation count - Link to data at Wildlife at Sea observations |
Observers: Dean Fihser and Heather Gibbs
Data from 26-Sep-1996 00:00 UT to 24-Nov-1996 00:00 UT
For data quality, methods used etc., see DB_WOV *** at GCMD
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.
|7||Distribution, size and dissolution of Antarctic icebergs [observational]|
|13||Human interaction with the antarctic environment|
|40||The role of antarctic marine protists in trophodynamics and global change and the impact of UV-B on these organisms|
|59||ANARE mapping and geographic information program|
|133||The role of the Southern Ocean in the carbon cycle|
|189||The East Antarctic sea ice zone: characteristics and ocean- ice-atmosphere interaction|
|472||Continuous plankton recorder survey [observational]|
|670||The role of viruses in the Southern Ocean ecosystem|
|775||Antarctic pack-ice seals|
|963||Initial pilot study: the feasibility of shipboard experimentation in the study of copepod feeding and faecal production|
|977||Measurement and modelling of UV-B radiation above and below pack ice in the East Antarctic|
|1012||Biodiversity and ecophysiology of Antarctic sea-ice bacteria|
|2206||Detection of thin sea ice from satellite-borne sensors|
|2263||Population variation in pack ice seals around the Antarctic continent (INCORPORATED IN PROJECT #1144 FROM 2000-01)|