Dataset: Franklin Voyage FR 01/99 Underway Data


Description

This dataset contains the Underway (UWY) data collected on Franklin voyage FR 01/99. The voyage took place off the Queensland and Newsouth Wales coast between Brisbane and Newcastle during January and February 1999. This dataset will be 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. 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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