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This record describes the End of Voyage (EOV) archive from the Marine National Facility (MNF) RV Investigator research voyage in2017_t01, titled "Natural iron fertilisation of oceans around Australia:... more linking terrestrial dust and bushfires to marine biogeochemistry." The voyage took place from Sydney (NSW) to Broome (WA) between September 24 and October 8, 2017.
For further information refer to the Voyage documentation links below.
Instruments used and data collected include:
Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP; 75 KHz ), Fisheries echosounder (EK60, ME70), Multibeam Echosounder (EM710, EM122), Sub-bottom Profiler (SBP120), GPS Positioning System, Doppler Velocity Log, pCO2, Starboard and Portside Radiometers, Radon, Ozone, Weather Radar, Greenhouse Gas Analysers (Aerodyne, Picarro), Air Pressure, Wind Speed and Direction sensors, Photosynthetically Active Radiation (PAR) sensor, Thermosalinographs.
Cloud Condensation Nuclei counter (CCN, ccnc), Condensation Particle Counters (CPC), Disdrometer, Scanning Mobility Particle Sizers (SMPS), Infrared Sea Surface Temperature Autonomous Radiometer (ISAR), Multiangle Absorption Photometer (MAAP), Nephelometer, Ultra Short BaseLine Underwater Positioning System (USBL), Corer, Trace Metal Sampling, Video.
The archive for the IN2017_T01 EOV raw data is curated by the CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere (O&A) Information and Data Centre (IDC) in Hobart, with a permanent archive at the CSIRO Data Access Portal (DAP, https://data.csiro.au/dap/), providing access to participants and processors of the data collected in the voyage.
All voyage documentation is available electronically to MNF support via the local network. Access to voyage documentation for non-CSIRO participants can be made via DataLibrariansOAMNF@csiro.au.less
Marine National Facility - End of Voyage (EOV) Data - Published 14 Feb 2018
IOCI3, a climate research collaboration between CSIRO, BoM and the Government of Western Australia produced statistically downscaled projections for daily rainfall and maximum and minimum temperature ... morefor south-west WA (29 sites) and north-west WA (9 Kimberley sites and 10 Pilbara sites). These fine-scale projections for mid-century and end-of-century time periods are useful for climate change adaptation management and planning (but see caveats & limitations under "Lineage" and "Read me" files). These results are provided as CSV (comma-separated-values) files.less
CLSD IOCI3 Theme 3 - C2006/4983 - Indian Ocean Climate Initiative Stage 3 (IOCI3) - Published 14 Mar 2017
This data is a spreadsheet of label data of specimens from the flower beetle genus Navigator which were inspected in collections. The paper which uses this data (and a link to the data is provided, in... morecluding DOI) is "Navigator, a new endemic genus of Cetoniinae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Schizorhinini) from Australia with description of two new species, and behavioural studies", authors: Christian Moeseneder (CSIRO) and Paul Hutchinson (DAFWA). Abstract: The endemic and atypical flower beetle genus Navigator new genus is described from Australia. Navigator gen. n. is placed in the tribe Schizorhinini, it is compared to the most closely related Australian schizorhinine genera and species, and a key to its species is provided. Pseudoclithria fossor Lea 1914 and Pseudoclithria ruficornis (Westwood 1874) are moved to the genus Navigator gen. n., resulting in Navigator fossor new combination, for which we designate a lectotype and which is designated as the type species, and Navigator ruficornis new combination. We describe Navigator interior new species, from Central Australia and Navigator pixii new species, which occurs in Queensland and is the smallest Australian Schizorhinini known at this time. Distribution information for all Navigator species is provided. Our observations of Navigator fossor comb. n. and Navigator pixii sp. n. show their larvae are free-living in soil and feed on decaying leaves–the first time such behaviour is described in Australian cetoniines. We observe that three Navigator gen. n. species are more tolerant of arid climate than most other Australian cetoniines, adults almost never visit flowers, and males are often in flight searching for sedentary females.less
Legacy data - Legacy data collection - Published 05 Sep 2016
These are products of the Soil and Landscape Grid of Australia Facility generated through disaggregation of the Western Australian soil mapping. There are 11 soil attribute products available from the... more Soil Facility: Available Water Holding Capacity - Volumetric (AWC); Bulk Density - Whole Earth (BDw); Bulk Density - Fine Earth (BDf); Clay (CLY); Course Fragments (CFG); Depth to Rock (DER); Electrical Conductivity (ECD); pH Water (pHw); Plant Exploitable (effective) Depth (DPE); Sand (SND); Silt (SLT).
Each soil attribute product is a collection of 6 depth slices. Each depth raster has an upper and lower uncertainty limit raster associated with it. The depths provided are 0-5cm, 5-15cm, 15-30cm, 30-60cm, 60-100cm & 100-200cm, consistent with the Specifications of the GlobalSoilMap.
The DSMART tool (Odgers et al. 2014) tool was used in a downscaling process to translate legacy soil landscape mapping to 3” resolution (approx. 100m cell size) raster predictions of soil classes (Holmes et al. Submitted). The soil class maps were then used to produce corresponding soil property surfaces using the PROPR tool (Odgers et al. 2015; Odgers et al. Submitted). Legacy mapping was compiled for the state of WA from surveys ranging in map scale from 1:20,000 to 1:2,000,000 (Schoknecht et al., 2004). The polygons are attributed with the soils and proportions of soils within polygons however individual soils were not explicitly spatially defined. These new disaggregated map products aim to incorporate expert soil surveyor knowledge embodied in legacy polygon soil maps, while providing re-interpreted soil spatial information at a scale that is more suited to on-ground decision making.
Note: the DSMART-derived dissagregated legacy soil mapping products provide different spatial predictions of soil properties to the national TERN Soil Grid products derived by Cubist (data mining) and kriging based on site data by Viscarra Rossel et al. (Submitted). Where they overlap, the national prediction layers and DSMART products can be considered complementary predictions. They will offer varying spatial reliability (/ uncertainty) depending on the availability of representative site data (for national predictions) and the scale and expertise of legacy mapping. The national predictions and DSMART disaggregated layers have also been merged as a means to present the best available (lowest statistical uncertainty) data from both products (Clifford et al. In Prep).less
1181.2 TERN Facility No9 InfoGrid GRUNDY - National Soil Grid - Published 03 Dec 2014
IOCI3, a climate research collaboration between CSIRO, the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) and the Western Australian Government, produced maps of mean hot spell intensity, frequency and duration for the ... more1958-2010 period using estimates derived from statistical models. They also produced maps of trends in hot spell intensity, frequency and duration for this time period. In addition they provided maps of mean hot spell thresholds, intensity, frequency and duration for the 1981-2010 period using estimates derived from statistical models, and projections of these characteristics for the 2070-2099 period under the A2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions scenario (described in the IPCC Special Report on Emissions Scenarios [SRES]), as well as the difference between these two periods." Results are provided in the JPEG file format.less
CLSD IOCI3 Theme 2 - C2006/4983 - Indian Ocean Climate Initiative Stage 3 (IOCI3) Results - Published 06 Nov 2012