This dataset contains the Underway (UWY) data collected on Southern Surveyor voyage SS 02/97. This cruise took place in the Torres Strait, Gulf of Carpentaria and the Arafura Sea during 12 February - 12 March 1997, under the leadership of John Salini. This dataset has NOT 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 cruise report for this voyage. 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 1 minute intervals.