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Aurora Australis WOCE Southern Ocean oceanographic data, cruise au9601
Entry ID: au9601

Abstract: Oceanographic measurements were conducted along WOCE Southern Ocean meridional section SR3 between Tasmania and Antarctica from August to September 1996. A total of 71 CTD vertical profile stations were taken, most to near bottom. Over 1500 Niskin bottle water samples were collected for the measurement of salinity, dissolved oxygen, nutrients (phosphate, nitrate+nitrite, silicate), dissolved ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -43.0   S: -67.0   E: 148.0   W: 139.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Rosenberg, M.
Dataset Title: Aurora Australis Southern Ocean oceanographic data from geoscience cruise au9705
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2012-06-01
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Division
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1996-08-24
Stop Date: 1996-09-21
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. The data are available for download from the provided URL. The dataset includes the original version of the data, as well as an update provided in 2012.
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: 5.7 MB
Distribution Format: ascii
Fees: free
Phone: +61 3 6226 7651
Fax: +61 3 6226 2973
Email: Mark.Rosenberg at
Contact Address:
ACE CRC, c/- University of Tasmania
Private Bag 80
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
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, 12, 150, September 1997
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-10-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-02-05