1992/93 V1 details

General information


Cruise Name

MONGREL - named as such as Mawson dogs were RTAed


Aurora Australis

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Catalogue id
Pumping fuel to Mirny
McCormack, David (Dave)


Voyage Leader

Not recorded

Voyage Objectives

Mawson / Davis Fly-off, MS.

Voyage Reports

Follow the link on each report to download it.

If you know of any additional reports, please contact the Data Centre and we can add them.


Hobart  17-Oct-1992  Mawson  2-Nov-1992 
Mawson  5-Nov-1992  Davis  10-Nov-1992 
Davis  12-Nov-1992  Hobart  23-Nov-1992 

See also List of sitreps - not guaranteed to work as voyage naming conventions are not consistent.

See the 1992/93 Voyage Schedule for other voyages for this season.

Voyage track

Spatial bounds of voyage

42° 53.0' S
61° 20.0' E 147° 22.8' E
68° 49.6' S

Voyage Track map from the Marine Underway database, averaged every 15 minutes

Voyage Data and Activities

Biological Collections

List of collections of species data collected on this voyage. Some collections are voyage specific or might be from a wider set of observations or samples.

Collection NameObservation countLink to data search form
Seabirds of the Southern and South Indian Ocean 13 Search

Voyage activities

Underway Data & Voyage Tracks 251985 positions recorded. - Link to data at Underway Data & Voyage Tracks

Data from 24-Oct-1992 04:04 UT to 23-Nov-1992 05:19 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see 199293010 - Aurora Australis Voyage 1 (MONGREL) 1992-93 Underway Data at GCMD
Wildlife at Sea observations Observed 3 species from 14 observations. See Species and observation count - Link to data at Wildlife at Sea observations

Data from 21-Oct-1992 00:00 UT to 9-Nov-1992 00:00 UT

For data quality, methods used etc., see DB_WOV - Wildlife on Voyage Database at GCMD


Weather plot of voyage

Science Projects

Note - this page lists projects where there has been some requirements logged. This may include requests that are not directly associated with any science performed on the ship.

Australian Antarctic Science Projects for voyage. Click on the project number to see Public details such as project metadata and Australian Antarctic Program publications.

7 Distribution, size and dissolution of Antarctic icebergs [observational]
40 The role of antarctic marine protists in trophodynamics and global change and the impact of UV-B on these organisms
46 Development of an Automated Penguin Recording System and its Subsequent Use in the CCAMLR Ecosystem Monitoring Program
133 The role of the Southern Ocean in the carbon cycle
189 The East Antarctic sea ice zone: characteristics and ocean- ice-atmosphere interaction
607 Behavioural Significance of Sound Production in Leopard Seals 'Hydrurga leptonyx'
625 The Use of Chemical Signatures to Monitor 'Phaeocystis' and Determination of Baseline Hydrocarbon Concentrations and Distributions in the Antarctic Marine Environment
626 Underway Sampling from ANARE Vessels