BROKE West Survey, Marine Science Cruise AU0603 - Oceanographic Field Measurements and Analysis
Entry ID: BROKE-West_CTD_au0603

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Abstract: Oceanographic measurements around the 'BROKE-West' survey area along the Antarctic continental margin between 30 degrees and 80 degrees south were conducted aboard Aurora Australis cruise au0603 (voyage 3 2005/2006, 2nd January to 12th March 2006). A total of 120 CTD vertical profile stations were taken, most to within 15 m of the bottom. Over 2500 Niskin bottle water samples were collected for ... View entire text
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: -61.67   S: -69.21   E: 80.04   W: 29.92

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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2006-01-02
Stop Date: 2006-03-12
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Quality SeaBird SBE9plus CTD serial 704, with dual temperature and conductivity sensors and a single SBE43 dissolved oxygen sensor (on the primary sensor pump line), was used for the entire cruise, mounted on a SeaBird 24 bottle rosette frame, together with a SBE32 24 position pylon and 22 x 10 litre General Oceanics Niskin bottles. The following additional sensors were mounted:
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Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
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DIF Creation Date: 2006-03-02
Last DIF Revision Date: 2015-11-20
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