1996/97 V1 details

General information

Season
1996/97
Voyage
V1
ACE CRC reference name
au9601

Cruise Name

WASTE - WOCE Antarctic Southern Transect Expedition

Voyage Classification

Marine Science

Ship

Aurora Australis


©AAD, Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 1997
Catalogue id
2439B3
Caption
Pumping fuel to Mirny
Photographer
McCormack, David (Dave)

Leader

Voyage Leader

Simon Wright

Deputy Voyage Leader

Sandra Potter

Voyage Objectives

Marine Science, IRB to MI

Comments

HBT - MACCA - HBT

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.

Schedule

FromDepartToArrive
Hobart  22-Aug-1996  Macquarie Island  25-Aug-1996 
Macquarie Island  25-Aug-1996  Macquarie Island  26-Aug-1996 
Macquarie Island  26-Aug-1996  Hobart  22-Sep-1996 

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.

Voyage track

Spatial bounds of voyage

42° 50.8' S
139° 11.7' E 159° 03.3' E
65° 44.8' 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
MIDOC Fish catch from 1996/97 Voyage 1 WASTE (WOCE Antarctic Southern Transect Expedition) 465 Search
Seabirds of the Southern and South Indian Ocean 113 Search

Voyage activities

ActivityDetails
Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler 348 profiles - Link to data at Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler

Data from 25-Aug-1996 11:30 UT to 21-Sep-1996 15:00 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see adcp - Aurora Australis Southern Ocean ADCP data at GCMD
Bathymetric Survey
CTD Bottle Data 71 Stations - Link to data at CTD Bottle Data

Data from 24-Aug-1996 07:15 UT to 21-Sep-1996 15:34 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see au9601 - Aurora Australis WOCE Southern Ocean oceanographic data, cruise au9601 at GCMD
CTD Cast Data 71 CTD casts to a maximum depth of 4882 metres - Link to data at CTD Cast Data

Data from 24-Aug-1996 07:15 UT to 21-Sep-1996 15:34 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see au9601 - Aurora Australis WOCE Southern Ocean oceanographic data, cruise au9601 at GCMD

Publications:- Rosenberg, M., Bray, S., Rintoul, S.R., Bindoff, N.L. and Bell, S. (1997) Aurora Australis Science Cruise AU9501, AU9604 and AU9601-Oceanographic field measurments and analysis, inter-cruise comparisons and data quality notes. Antarctic CRC Research Report 152pp. (View)
Fish catch Catch composition data from MIDOC tows taken by Aurora Australis in spring 1996 between the Tasmanian continental slope and about 60 deg S. - Link to data at Fish catch

Observers: Dick Williams, Alan Williams

Data from 3-Sep-1996 00:00 UT to 21-Sep-1996 00:00 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see ASAC_2070 - The distribution and composition of mesopelagic fish assemblages in the Southern Ocean and their relation to major water masses at GCMD
Underway Data & Voyage Tracks 258357 positions recorded. - Link to data at Underway Data & Voyage Tracks

Data from 22-Aug-1996 08:30 UT to 22-Sep-1996 03:46 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see 199697010 - Aurora Australis Voyage 1 (WASTE) 1996-97 Underway Data at GCMD
Wildlife at Sea observations Observed 24 species from 120 observations. See Species and observation count - Link to data at Wildlife at Sea observations

Observers: PS

Data from 22-Aug-1996 22:30 UT to 25-Aug-1996 04:00 UT

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

Weather

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.

7 Distribution, size and dissolution of Antarctic icebergs [observational]
13 Human interaction with the antarctic environment
59 ANARE mapping and geographic information program
133 The role of the Southern Ocean in the carbon cycle
157 Australian Southern Ocean WOCE hydrographic program
472 Continuous plankton recorder survey [observational]
540 Environmental impact of pelagic plastics: surface waters of the Southern Ocean and adjacent shorelines
873 Population structure, ecological impacts and management of feral rats on Macquarie Island
878 The distribution and composition of the acoustic scattering layers of the Southern Ocean, and their potential use for global climate monitoring
2070 The distribution and composition of mesopelagic fish assemblages in the Southern Ocean and their relation to major water masses