1997/98 V7 details

General information

Season
1997/98
Voyage
V7
ACE CRC reference name
au9807

Cruise Name

PICCIES -

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

Dick Williams

Deputy Voyage Leader

Andrew McEldowney

Voyage Objectives

Summer Retrieval

Comments

PICCIES name - PIC is Polyna Ice Creation but the rest is unknown

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  3-Apr-1998  Davis  4-May-1998 
Davis  4-May-1998  Casey  9-May-1998 
Casey  11-May-1998  Macquarie Island  18-May-1998 
Macquarie Island  19-May-1998  Hobart  22-May-1998 

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

See the 1997/98 Voyage Schedule for other voyages for this season.

Voyage track

Spatial bounds of voyage

42° 53.0' S
77° 34.6' E 158° 39.7' E
67° 02.9' 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
Cetacean Sightings Survey and Southern Ocean cetacean program 46 Search
Electron Micrographs - Marine 101 Search
Seabirds of the Southern and South Indian Ocean 2086 Search
Southern Ocean Continuous Zooplankton Recorder (SO-CPR) Survey 657 Search

Voyage activities

ActivityDetails
Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler 115 profiles - Link to data at Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler

Data from 7-Apr-1998 11:00 UT to 10-May-1998 17:00 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see POLYNYA_ship - Mertz Polynya Experiment, Aurora Australis science cruises au9807 and au9901, and Tangaroa science cruise ta0051 - ship-based CTD, ADCP, LADCP and mooring data at GCMD
Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) tows Number of segments = 177 - Link to data at Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) tows

Data from 13-May-1998 09:41 UT to 16-May-1998 22:42 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see AADC-00099 - Southern Ocean Continuous Zooplankton Records at GCMD
CTD Bottle Data 3 Stations - Link to data at CTD Bottle Data

Data from 17-Apr-1998 10:02 UT to 19-Apr-1998 19:28 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see POLYNYA_ship - Mertz Polynya Experiment, Aurora Australis science cruises au9807 and au9901, and Tangaroa science cruise ta0051 - ship-based CTD, ADCP, LADCP and mooring data at GCMD
CTD Cast Data 3 Stations - Link to data at CTD Cast Data

Data from 17-Apr-1998 00:00 UT to 19-Apr-1998 00:00 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see POLYNYA_ship - Mertz Polynya Experiment, Aurora Australis science cruises au9807 and au9901, and Tangaroa science cruise ta0051 - ship-based CTD, ADCP, LADCP and mooring data at GCMD
Underway Data & Voyage Tracks 366946 positions recorded. - Link to data at Underway Data & Voyage Tracks

Data from 3-Apr-1998 05:55 UT to 17-May-1998 15:08 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see 199798070 - Aurora Australis Voyage 7 (PICCIES) 1997-98 Underway Data at GCMD
Whale Survey Data 60 Sightings

Data from 4-Apr-1998 23:06 UT to 21-May-1998 00:40 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see ASAC_915_2253 - Cetacean Sightings Survey and Southern Ocean cetacean program at GCMD
Wildlife at Sea observations Observed 31 species from 2093 observations. See Species and observation count - Link to data at Wildlife at Sea observations

Observers: Rory O'Brien and Fiona Spruzen

Data from 3-Apr-1998 00:00 UT to 21-May-1998 00:00 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]
472 Continuous plankton recorder survey [observational]
670 The role of viruses in the Southern Ocean ecosystem
741 Sea ice thickness distribution in the Indian Ocean sector of the Southern Ocean
742 The drift of Antarctic sea ice
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
2207 Environmental impact of pelagic plastics: surface waters of the Southern Oceans and adjacent shorelines
2208 Variability in the distribution and abundance of seabirds in the Southern Indian Ocean
2220 Collection of live antarctic krill
2223 The effect of the Mertz Polynya on Antarctic bottom water formation
2253 Southern Ocean cetacean program
2276 Determination of the ultraviolet radiation environment at the Australian Antarctic Stations (Now Project 3106)