Dataset: RV Investigator Voyage IN2017_V02 End of Voyage (EOV) Archive


This record describes the End of Voyage (EOV) archive from the Marine National Facility (MNF) RV Investigator research voyage in2017_v02, titled "SOTS: Southern Ocean Time Series automated moorings for climate and carbon cycle studies southwest of Tasmania." The voyage took place from Hobart (TAS) to Hobart between March 16 and March 27, 2017.

Supplementary project: "International Nutrient Intercalibration Exercise."

Supplementary project: "Spatial and Temporal Variability in the Distribution and Abundance of Seabirds."

Piggy-back project: "Trace Element Cycling."

For further information refer to the Voyage documentation links below.

Instruments used and data collected include:
Regular measurements:
Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP; 75 KHz), Fisheries echosounder (EK60), Multibeam Echosounder (EM710, EM122), Sub-bottom Profiler (SBP120), Gravimeter, GPS Positioning System, Doppler Velocity Log, Ultra Short BaseLine Underwater Positioning System (USBL), Starboard and Portside Radiometers, Radon, Ozone and Oxygen sensors, Weather Radar, Greenhouse Gas Analysers (Aerodyne, Picarro), Air Pressure, Wind Speed and Direction sensors, Thermosalinographs, CTD, Hydrochemistry.

Voyage-specific measurements:
Bird Observations, Lowered Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (LADCP), Multiangle Absorption Photometer (MAAP), Nephelometer, pCO2, Triaxus, Ultra-Short Base Line (USBL).

The archive for the IN2017_V02 EOV raw data is curated by the CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere (O&A) Information and Data Centre (IDC) in Hobart, with a permanent archive at the CSIRO Data Access Portal (DAP,, providing access to participants and processors of the data collected in the voyage.

All voyage documentation is available electronically to MNF support via the local network. Access to voyage documentation for non-CSIRO participants can be made via

General Information