Aurora Australis Voyage 5 2001-2002 Underway DataEntry ID: 200102050
Abstract: This dataset contains the underway data collected during the Aurora Australis Voyage 5 2001-02. This voyage visited Casey, Prydz Bay and Mawson prior to returning to Hobart. Underway (meteorological, fluorometer, thermosalinograph and bathymetric) data are available online via the Australian Antarctic Division Data Centre web page (or via the Related URL section). For further information, see the Marine Science Support Data Quality Report at the Related URL section.
During the course of the voyage, several illegal fishing vessels were encountered, as well as a Greenpeace vessel and ships of the Japanese whaling fleet. The Aurora Australis was also required to free the Polar Bird from sea ice in Prydz Bay.
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Reeve, J.
Dataset Title: Aurora Australis Voyage 5 2001-2002 Underway Data
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2002-02-14
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data CentreOnline Resource: https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/metadata_redirect.cfm?md=/AMD...
This data set description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
Start Date: 2001-12-16Stop Date: 2002-01-24
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE > SURFACE TEMPERATURE > AIR TEMPERATURE
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR > HUMIDITY
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > CONVECTION
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION > SOLAR RADIATION
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION > ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION
OCEANS > BATHYMETRY/SEAFLOOR TOPOGRAPHY > SEAFLOOR TOPOGRAPHY
OCEANS > BATHYMETRY/SEAFLOOR TOPOGRAPHY > WATER DEPTH
OCEANS > OCEAN OPTICS > FLUORESCENCE
OCEANS > OCEAN TEMPERATURE > WATER TEMPERATURE
OCEANS > SALINITY/DENSITY > SALINITY
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE
Quality See the Marine Science Support Data Quality and Programmer's Reports at the Related URL section.
Where data for a particular sensor do not exist for a particular time, the last known value is used unless the sensor has been disabled or has encountered an error. For example, some sensors only record data every minute, but the resolution for the underway dataset is 10 seconds, so the same value will be used 6 times a minute. No averages are taken for sensors that capture data at a rate other than every 10 seconds. Instead, each record will be a snapshot of each sensor at that time.
Access Constraints Data are available online via the Australian Antarctic Division Data Centre web page.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=200102050 when using these data.
Data Set Progress
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 3106
Email: jono.reeve at aad.gov.au
203 Channel Highway Australian Antarctic Division
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-02-14
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-08-27