Vema cruise 10, June 1956-September 1956, and Theta cruise

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Creator

Bé, Allan W.H., 1921-1983

Abstract

This item is an unbound log book recording data from Vema cruise 10 from 6 June-6 September 1956 and Theta cruise 1 from 8 September-30 September 1956. The following data elements are recorded: cruise number, station number, date, type, 1M net in, out, 1M meter reading, 1/2M net in, out, 1/2M meter reading, coordinates, median local time, 1M length tow, 1/2M length tow, wire angle at depth, corrected depth, corrected depth, 1M displ. vol., 1/2M displ. vol., corrected displ. vol., vol. H20 filt. 1M, vol. H20 filt. 1/2M, comments, net clogged, net tears, No. bottles used, surface temp. (occasionally), and observer. One additional hand drawn table entitled "Bottom Grab", dated Sept. 1956, is included with this item.

Date Range

1956

Start Date

Jun 05, 1956

End Date

Sep 30, 1956

Access Information

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Topic

  • Marine biology
  • Invertebrates
  • Plankton
  • Marine biologists

Place

  • Mediterranean Sea
  • Ionian Sea
  • North Atlantic Ocean

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Logbooks

Accession #

SIA Acc. 09-008

Collection name

Allan W. H. Bé papers, circa 1953-1969

Physical Description

1 logbook

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 13