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Southern Ocean CTD data collected from the CASO cruise of the Aurora Australis, 2007-2008
Entry ID: au0806_CASO_CTD

Abstract: Taken from the accompanying report:

Oceanographic measurements were collected aboard the Aurora Australis on cruise au0806 (voyage 6 2007/2008, 22nd March 2008 to 17th April 2008). This cruise completed the CASO oceanographic program begun on the CEAMARC cruise (au0803, voyage 3 2007/2008), with a full occupation of the SR3 transect between Antarctica and Tasmania.

CASO program objectives were:
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -42.0   S: -64.0   E: 147.0   W: 139.0
Min Depth: 0 M Max Depth: 4892 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Rosenberg, M. and Rintoul, S.
Dataset Title: Southern Ocean CTD data collected from the CASO cruise of the Aurora Australis, 2007-2008
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2010-06-25
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2008-03-22
Stop Date: 2008-04-17
Quality Further information about the quality of these data are available in the readme file and the pdf report contained in the download.

Taken from the readme file:

* The following CTD 2 dbar data are suspect (not removed from the data files)
(this same information is in the file sussctd.dat):

stn parameter pressure (dbar) comment
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Access Constraints These data are publicly available for download from the provided URL.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at when using these data.
Ancillary Keywords
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: 5.1 MB
Distribution Format: text, pdf, matlab
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
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2010-06-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24