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Kerguelen Plateau Deep Western Boundary Current Experiment (DWBC), Aurora Australis marine science cruise au0304 - ship-based CTD, ADCP and LADCP data
Entry ID: au0304

Abstract: Oceanographic measurements were conducted in the South Indian Ocean sector during the southern summer of 2002/2003 on Aurora Australis voyage au0304, V4 2002/2003. A total of 64 vertical CTD stations were taken, in a krill survey area in the vicinity of Mawson, and approximately following WOCE I08 meridional transect passing up the western flank of the Kerguelen Plateau and then continuing south ... View entire text
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: -42.0   S: -69.0   E: 150.0   W: 60.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Rintoul, S.,Rosenberg, M., Bindoff, N., Church, J. and Fukamachi, Y.
Dataset Title: Kerguelen Plateau Deep Western Boundary Current Experiment (DWBC), Aurora Australis marine science cruise au0304 - ship-based CTD, ADCP and LADCP data
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2004-09-13
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2003-01-03
Stop Date: 2003-03-17
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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cruises AU0304 and AU0403 - oceanographic field measurements and analysis., ACE Cooperative Research Centre, Hobart, Unpublished Report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: 2004-09-02
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23