Current stored details for this voyage/survey

Vessel/Source name: Diamantina
Voyage/Survey Identifier: DM 1/61
Voyage/Survey start date: 14 Feb 1961
Voyage/Survey end date: 10 Mar 1961
From/To: -

Voyage/Survey region: Indian Ocean and Great Australian Bight
Voyage/Survey track: not currently available (in electronic form) - consult documentation, as available
Voyage/Survey report: not currently available (in electronic form) - consult documentation, as available

Voyage/Survey description: H.M.A.S Diamantina cruise Dm 1/61 was undertaken to locate and chart the Diamantina Deep, to examine the composition of water masses, to extend the network of oceanographical stations worked during cruise Dm 1/60, and to work lines of stations south of Australia in a plan involving intensive sampling by H.M.A.S. Gascoyne in an adjacent area to the east. Bathythermograph casts were conducted and the following samples were collected for on board and laboratory analyses; hydrology (surface and deep), primary production, pigments, phytoplankton and zooplankton.
Voyage/Survey leader(s): D. Rochford & D. Tranter (CSIRO)

Voyage/Survey documentation: CSIRO Division of Fisheries and Oceanography (1963). Oceanographical observations in the Indian Ocean in 1961. H.M.A.S. Diamantina cruise Dm 1/61. Oceanographical Cruise Report. Division of Fisheries and Oceanography. CSIRO Australia, no. 7. 88 pp.
Division of Fisheries & Oceanography Annual Report (1960-61), Fig. 1 and p. 4.

MarLIN records (dataset descriptions) currently available for this voyage/survey:
   H.M.A.S. Diamantina Voyage Dm 1/61 Biological Data Overview
   H.M.A.S. Diamantina Voyage Dm 1/61 Hydrology Data


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