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Aurora Australis Southern Ocean oceanographic data, cruise au9604 - BROKE
Entry ID: au9604

Abstract: Oceanographic measurements were conducted along a series of meridional and zonal sections along the Antarctic continental shelf and slope region between 80 and 150 deg.E, from January to March 1996 during the BROKE cruise of the Aurora Australis. A total of 147 CTD vertical profile stations were taken, most to near bottom. Over 2450 Niskin bottle water samples were collected for the measurement of ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -43.0   S: -69.0   E: 151.0   W: 76.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Rintoul, S., Rosenberg, M. and Bindoff, N.
Dataset Title: Aurora Australis Southern Ocean oceanographic data, cruise au9604 - BROKE
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2008-09-09
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Division
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1996-01-05
Stop Date: 1996-03-25
Quality See data report.
Access Constraints Data stored as column formatted ascii data, and matlab format; data report is a pdf document, which replaces an MS Word document. These data are publicly available for download from the provided URL.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

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Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

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
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 7 MB
Distribution Format: ascii, matlab
Fees: free
Phone: +61 3 6232 5393
Fax: +61 3 6232 5123
Email: steve.rintoul at
Contact Address:
CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research
GPO BOX 1538
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
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Rosenberg, M., Bray, S., Bindoff, N., Rintoul, S., Johnston, N., Bell, S., and Towler, P. (1997), Aurora Australis marine science cruises AU9501, AU9604 and AU9601 - oceanographic field measurements and analysis, inter-cruise comparisons and data quality notes, Antarctic Cooperative Research Centre, Research. Report No. 12, September 1997., 150
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-10-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-02-05