This dataset contains the processed Underway (UWY) data collected on Franklin voyage FR 09/98. The voyage took place in Victorian waters and the Bass Strait during 21-29 July 1998. 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 cruise report for this voyage and/or the data processing report (as available). 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.
Progress Code: completed
Maintenance and Update Frequency: notPlanned
Statement: Data source: original field data Data processing and quality control: according to current CMR Data Centre Underway data processing manuals. For full details, refer to documentation.
MET data processed by Bernadette Heaney
TSG data processed by Valentin Trifonov