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Aurora Australis Voyage 2 (ICE) 1990-91 Underway Data
Entry ID: 199091020

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Abstract: This dataset contains the underway data from Voyage 2 1990-91 (ICE) of the Aurora Australis. Unfortunately, these data are corrupt and may not be able to be recovered. They are therefore not available online. This was a resupply voyage, but marine science data were logged as part of the sea trial to test the DLS. DLS data types were logged at 20-second intervals. The observations were taken between October and November 1990 en route from Hobart to Casey to Mawson to Davis and back to Hobart.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -44.0   S: -69.0   E: 148.0   W: 62.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Reeve, J.
Dataset Title: Aurora Australis Voyage 2 (ICE) 1990-91 Underway Data
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 1999-10-07
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Online Resource:
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1990-10-09
Stop Date: 1990-11-19
Quality These data are corrupt and may not be able to be recovered.

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 stored on Magnetic Optical Disk and are not available online.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at when using these data.
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Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Phone: +61 3 6232 3106
Email: jono.reeve at
Contact Address:
203 Channel Highway
Australian Antarctic Division
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-10-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
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