Dataset: Southern Surveyor Voyage SS 01/2003 Underway Data (NAV, PDR only)


This dataset contains the Underway (UWY) data collected on Southern Surveyor voyage SS 01/2003. This voyage took place in Tasman Sea and the Pacific Ocean in the eastern Lord Howe Rise, New Caledonia Basin, Norfolk and Three Kings Ridge Region during February and March 2003, under the leadership of Prof Tony Crawford (CSIRO). This dataset has been processed and is archived within the CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research Data Centre in Hobart. Additional information regarding this dataset is contained in the voyage plan and voyage summary. The standard Underway (=continuously recorded) dataset from a research voyage includes Navigation (NAV), Sounder (PDR), Thermosalinograph (TSG) and Meteorological (MET) data. NAV data includes GPS (Global Positioning System) measurements of latitude, longitude, ship's direction and speed. MET data may include atmospheric temperature, humidity and pressure, wind speed and direction, and incident radiation intensity. Data are recorded at 10 second intervals.

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