Dataset: Southern Surveyor Voyage SS2012_T02 Underway Data


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This dataset contains the Underway (UWY) data collected on Southern Surveyor voyage SS2012_t02. The voyage took place from Brisbane to Lautoka, off the Queensland coast, Great Barrier Reef, Gardner Bank, and South Pacific Ocean from the 2nd May to the 10th May, 2012. 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. 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 from "IMOS" (Integrated Marine Observing System) sensors are also included. The sensors are port and starboard radiometers and pyranometers, wind speed; rain and rainrate. Data are recorded at 5 second intervals and stored in NetCDF format. For Public Access data (.csv files, 10 sec and 5 min intervals). See "Download Public Underway data and Processing Reports" link for details.

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