Aurora Australis Voyage 6 (AAMBER2) 1990-91 Underway DataEntry ID: 199091060
Abstract: This dataset contains the underway data from Voyage 6 1990-91 (AAMBER2) of the Aurora Australis. This was primarily a marine science voyage. DLS data types were logged at 60-second intervals. The observations were taken between January and March 1991 en route from Hobart to Prydz Bay to Mawson to Davis and back to Hobart. Marine Science Support Data Quality and Programmer's Reports are available via the Related URL section.
Temperature and salinity data from the CTD were also obtained.
The fields in the CTD dataset are:
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Data Set Citation
Dataset Release Date: 1999-10-07
This data set description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
Start Date: 1991-01-03Stop Date: 1991-03-20
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE > AIR TEMPERATURE
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR > HUMIDITY
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > SURFACE WINDS
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION > SOLAR RADIATION
OCEANS > BATHYMETRY/SEAFLOOR TOPOGRAPHY > WATER DEPTH
OCEANS > OCEAN TEMPERATURE > SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE
OCEANS > SALINITY/DENSITY > SALINITY
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE
Quality See the Marine Science Support Data Quality Report via 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 Underway data are available online via the AADC web page. CTD data are available via ftp. See Related URL section.
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=199091060 when using these data.
Data Set Progress
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Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 3106
Email: jono.reeve at aad.gov.au
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Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-10-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-02-19