BANZARE ship logs and station listsEntry ID: BANZARE_logs
Abstract: The British Australian (and) New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE) was a research expedition into Antarctica between 1929 and 1931, involving two voyages over consecutive Austral summers.
This document describes the ship's log and station list taken from
Biological Organisation and Station List by T. Harvey Johnston, BANZARE Reports, Series B, Vol I, Part 1, pages 1-48
Data are ... stored in an Access database.
The 5 tables are
banzare_noon_log_1929_1930 and banzare_noon_log_1930_1931
noon positions from page 46-47 - assumed log_date is local noon, latitude and longitude in decimals.
banzare_stations_1929_1930 and banzare_stations_1930_1931
odate is station date (no time is given)
depth is echo depth (metres)
latg and long is refined positions using Google Earth and Kerguelen map on page 14
log of full sped nets - see pages 40-44;
time is possibly UTC
distance is travel of ship when net is deployed
depth is possible depth of net in fathoms
tow_speed is ship speed in knots
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Watts, D.J.
Dataset Title: BANZARE ship logs and station lists
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2009-08-07
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Version: 1Online Resource: https://data.aad.gov.au/metadata/records/BANZARE_logs
Start Date: 1929-10-21Stop Date: 1931-03-24
Latitude Resolution: 1 Kilometre(s)
Longitude Resolution: 1 Kilometre(s)
Temporal Resolution: 1 Hour(s)
Quality Data have been mapped and tracks verified as being consistent. Users should vouch for fine-scale positions such as in the Kerguelen islands area
Access Constraints These data are publicly available for download from the provided URL.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the CCBY Attribution License
Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=BANZARE_... when using these data.
Data Set Progress
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 39 kb
Distribution Format: Access
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 5062
Email: dave.watts at csiro.au
CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research Castray Esplanade
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7000
Johnston, T.H. (1937), Biological Organisation and Station List, BANZARE Reports, 1, 1, B, 1-48
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-08-06
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-04-08