Conditions in the Southern Ocean at 47 degrees South were relatively kind to the team that headed off on RV Investigator’s maiden voyage.

The voyage was a collaboration between CSIRO, the Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre, the Integrated Marine Observing System, the Australian Bureau of Meteorology and the University of Tasmania’s Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies and it was led by CSIRO’s Professor Tom Trull.

The primary object of the voyage was to deploy a full set of Southern Ocean Time Series moorings, which was achieved by the team on board before the weather turned for the worse.

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