Search Help
Database of CTD data collected in the Southern Ocean by the AAD, ACE CRC and part of the Southern Ocean Atlas data set.
Entry ID: aad_ctd_database

[ Get Data ]

Abstract: Microsoft Access database containing a compilation of CTD data collected in the Southern Ocean from Australian Antarctic Division (AAD), Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems Co-operative Research Centre (ACE CRC) and Hydrographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean (SOA) data sources. This SOA data contains discrete CTD (Conductivity, Temperature and Depth) station data along with a 1 x 1 degree gridded CTD ... View entire text
Related URL
Description: Download point for the data - Access DB, original data, documentation

Description: Citation reference for this metadata record and dataset
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -15.05   S: -80.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0
Min Depth: 0M Max Depth: 7000M

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1900-01-01
Stop Date: 2003-03-09
SHIPS Ancillary Description
Quality See original data files (in the download file at the URL given below) for individual readme files for each cruise for information on data quality. For information on flag use in database see the word document &AAD CTD Data.doc& available for download from the URL given below.
Access Constraints These data are publicly available for download from the URL given below.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
Data Set Progress
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: 140,268 kb
Distribution Format: Access, word, text
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
View entire list
See individual readme files within original data folder, unless otherwise indictaed, for ACE CRC/AAD cruises for reference details.
View entire list
Extended Metadata Properties
(Click to view more)

Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-08-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23