CLIVAR I9 transect and Kerguelen Plateau Deep Western Boundary Current Experiment, Aurora Australis marine science cruise au0403 - ship-based CTD and ADCP dataEntry ID: au0403
Abstract: Oceanographic measurements were conducted in the Southern Ocean Indian sector during the southern summer of 2004/2005 on Aurora Australis voyage au0403, V3 2004/2005. Data were collected during a complete occupation of CLIVAR meridional section I9S; and then along a transect up the northeastern flank of the Kerguelen Plateau, south across the Princess Elizabeth Trough and onward to the Antarctic ... continental shelf. A total of 115 CTD vertical profile stations were taken, most to within 30 m of the bottom. Over 2450 Niskin bottle water samples were collected for the measurement of salinity, dissolved oxygen, nutrients, CFCs, dissolved inorganic carbon, alkalinity, oxygen-18, methane, selenium and biological parameters, using a 24 bottle rosette sampler. Full depth current profiles were collected by a lowered acoustic Doppler profiler (LADCP) attached to the rosette package, while near surface current data were collected by a ship mounted ADCP. An array of 8 current meter and thermosalinograph moorings, deployed 2 years earlier on cruise au0304, were recovered from the vicinity of the Kerguelen Plateau.
Ship's underway data (including bathymetry, met. sensors and sea surface parameters) are included in the cruise data set; an offset correction was applied to the underway sea surface salinity and temperature data, derived from comparison with near surface CTD data.
A summary of all data and important data quality information is presented in the data report. LADCP data are not included in this data set.
This work was completed as part of ASAC projects 2312 and 2572.
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Rintoul, S.,Rosenberg, M., Fukamachi, Y. and Church, J.
Dataset Title: CLIVAR I9 transect and Kerguelen Plateau Deep Western Boundary Current Experiment, Aurora Australis marine science cruise au0403 - ship-based CTD and ADCP data
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2006-08-01
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Dataset DOI: doi:10.4225/15/58ad124987ff6Online Resource: https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/metadata_redirect.cfm?md=/AMD...
Start Date: 2004-12-23Stop Date: 2005-02-17
Start Date: 2003-02-15Stop Date: 2005-01-23
OCEANS > BATHYMETRY/SEAFLOOR TOPOGRAPHY > WATER DEPTH
OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > NITRATE
OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > NITRITE
OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > NUTRIENTS
OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > OXYGEN
OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > PHOSPHATE
OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > PIGMENTS
OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > SILICATE
OCEANS > OCEAN CIRCULATION > OCEAN CURRENTS
OCEANS > OCEAN CIRCULATION > THERMOHALINE CIRCULATION
OCEANS > OCEAN CIRCULATION > WATER MASSES
OCEANS > OCEAN OPTICS > FLUORESCENCE
OCEANS > OCEAN TEMPERATURE > WATER TEMPERATURE
OCEANS > SALINITY/DENSITY > CONDUCTIVITY
OCEANS > SALINITY/DENSITY > SALINITY
OCEANS > BATHYMETRY/SEAFLOOR TOPOGRAPHY > BATHYMETRY
Quality See data report.
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Data Set Progress
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Distribution Size: 22 MB
Phone: +61 3 6232 5393
Fax: +61 3 6232 5123
Email: steve.rintoul at csiro.au
CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research GPO BOX 1538
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6226 7651
Fax: +61 3 6226 2973
Email: Mark.Rosenberg at aad.gov.au
ACE CRC, c/- University of Tasmania Private Bag 80
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Email: yasuf at lowtem.hokudai.ac.jp
Institute of Low Temperature Science Hokkaido University Kita-19, Nishi-8, Kita-ku,
Postal Code: 060-0819
Rosenberg, M., Curran, C., Fukamachi, Y., Church, J., Rintoul, S., McLaughlan, D., Miller, K., and Richman, J. (2004), Kerguelen Plateau Deep Western Boundary Current Experiment, and CLIVAR I9 transect - marine science cruises AU0304 and AU0403 - oceanographic field measurements and analysis., ACE Cooperative Research Centre, Hobart, Unpublished Report
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-07-31
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-03-24