Dataset: Franklin Voyage FR 03/2000 Underway Data + TSG


This dataset contains the Underway (UWY) data collected on Franklin voyage FR 03/2000. The voyage took place during April and May 2000. The voyage track leading from Cairns across the Coral Sea to Jomard Entrance, then across the Solomon Sea to St Georges Channel,eastern Manus Basin,and the Bismarck Sea, finishing in Rabul. This dataset has been processed and archived within the CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research Data Centre in Hobart. Additional information regarding this dataset is contained in the cruise report for this voyage and/or the data processing report (as available). The standard Underway (=continuously recorded) dataset from a research voyage includes Navigation (NAV), Sounder, Thermosalinograph (TSG) and Meteorological (MET) data. NAV data includes GPS (Global Positioning System) measurements of latitude, longitude, ship's direction and speed. MET data includes atmospheric temperature, humidity and pressure, wind speed and direction, and incident radiation intensity. Data are recorded at or averaged over 5 minute intervals.

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