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Aurora Australis SAZ Southern Ocean oceanographic data, cruise au9701
Entry ID: au97_9801

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Abstract: Oceanographic measurements were conducted in the Subantarctic Zone south of Tasmania in September 1997. 5 sediment trap moorings were deployed, and a total of 10 CTD vertical profiles were taken. Over 90 Niskin bottle water samples were collected for the measurement of salinity and nutrients (phosphate, nitrate+nitrite, silicate).

The fields in this dataset are:
station number
start time
bottom time
finish time
start position
bottom position
finish position
maximum position
bottom depth
temperature (T-90)
specific volume anomaly
geopotential anomaly
dissolved oxygen
photosynthetically active radiation
Related URL
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Description: Citation reference for this metadata record and dataset
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -42.0   S: -54.0   E: 154.0   W: 141.0

Parent DIF
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1997-09-09
Stop Date: 1997-09-22
Quality Data processed and calibrated at Antarctic CRC.
Access Constraints The data are owned by the CRC, and are still under control of the principal investigators. The data must not be published in any form without acknowledgement.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

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Creative Commons License
This "Aurora Australis SAZ Southern Ocean oceanographic data, cruise au9701" is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.
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Originating Center
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: 126 kb
Distribution Format: text
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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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-11-02
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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