Dataset: RV Investigator Voyage IN2015_V03 Underway UWY Data


This record describes Underway (UWY) data collected from the Marine National Facility RV Investigator Voyage IN2015_V03 Titled: "Submesoscale processes – billows and eddies - along the productive shelf by the East Australian Current". The voyage took place between June 2nd and 17th, 2015 departing Brisbane (QLD) and arriving in Sydney (NSW).

Standard Underway data is continuously recorded (refer to Attributes Overview):
(1) Navigation data (NAV): Latitude, Longitude, Speed, Heading, course over ground, Gyros, and Doppler Log (dual GPS instrument).
(2) Thermosalinograph (TSG): Water Salinity, flow-rate, Temperature, Fluorescence, and pCO2.
(3) Atmospheric (MET): Humidity, Wind speed and direction (vane and ultrasonic), Radiometer, Pyranometer, PAR, Air temperature, Air pressure, Optical Rain, Ozone and Trace gases (port and starboard instruments).

Data are recorded at 5 second intervals. Near real-time data are available via the link "Visualisation tool for Underway Data." This dataset will be processed and archived within the CSIRO Oceans & Atmosphere (O&A) Information and Data Centre (IDC) in Hobart (TAS). Data are available at time intervals of 5 sec (NetCDF format), 10 sec and 5 min (ASCII format). Additional information regarding this dataset is contained in the Cruise Summary Report and/or the Data Processing Report for this voyage.

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