Australian Region MArine Data Aggregation (ARMADA) - Region Report

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Commonwealth Marine Reserves

Name:Wessel Multiple Use Zone (IUCN VI)
Region: North
Comments: This reserve was originally proclaimed on 17 November 2012. There are NO CHANGES ON THE WATER until the North Commonwealth Marine Reserves Network Management Plan comes into effect.

Australia's network of Commonwealth Marine Reserves (revised 2014-03-28) http://www.environment.gov.au/fed/catalog/search/resource/details.page?uuid=%7B2E8DD19C-1B93-4D90-BD1C-128DDC4A2998%7D
Area: 4,276.42 km2
Data aggregated on 2016-12-12 16:12

The following is the list of gear types used within this region. Click on 'gear type' for a detailed report of that gear.

Gear TypeCodeMap colourLayers usedSummary
CTD sensor CTD CMAR CTD Data Overview (1982 - present)
     - link to layer metadata
Records - 2
Deepest: db
demersal trawl or sled DT_S CMAR Catch Operations Data overview (1965 to current)
     - link to layer metadata
Records - 15
Deepest: db
multibeam sonar MBS MNF singlebeam TOPAS sub-bottom profiler Records - 23
Deepest: db
midwater acoustics MW_A MNF singlebeam EK60 12kHz (Southern Surveyor)
MNF singlebeam EK60 38-120 kHz (Southern Surveyor)
Records - 30
Deepest: db
ocean based acoustic current meter OB_ACM NOAA drifting buoys (map)
CMAR Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler data
     - link to layer metadata
Records - 5
Deepest: db,Records - 83
Deepest: db
sediment grab and core samples SG CMAR Sediment Sampling
MNF Sediment Sampling sites - all voyages
Records - 2
Deepest: db
Water quality and chemistry WQ_C CMAR Hydrology
     - link to layer metadata
Records - 8
Deepest: db
zooplankton ZP The Australian Zooplankton Database (1938 onwards) - Data
     - link to layer metadata
Records - 3
Deepest: db

Region extents: 136° 45.0' E   12° 25.0' S     to     137° 15.0' E   10° 50.0' S   Refresh map

Acknowledgements: Background map - Bright Earth e-Atlas Basemap v1.0 (AIMS, GBRMPA, JCU, DSITIA, GA, UCSD, NASA, OSM, ESRI) CC BY


Time series plot (1930 to present) - Y axis is per year


Region data


Show data list
Year CTDDT_SMBSMW_AOB_ACMWQ_CZP
19681
19694
19702
19721
19731
197521
197631
197711
19821
19842
19854
19871111
199912
2005123
2012305
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