Vema cruises 14-19 : data summaries

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This unbound log book provides a data summary of Vema cruises 14-19 from November 10, 1957 to August 07, 1959. This item is partially typewritten and partially handwritten. More information about cruises 14-19 can be found in other items within this collection. Vema cruises 14-19 covered marine locations including but not limited to numerous points in the North and South Atlantic, North and South Pacific, Tasman Sea, and Bay of Bengal. The summary is presented as a table that records the following information: cruise and number, station number, coordinates, date, time, total time of tow (min), depth of tow (m), volumes H20 silt. (m³), total plankton displ. (m²), total ol. displ. vol. (m²/1000m³), surf. temp. (°C), 100 m temp., total pl. forams, method of seperation [sic], date seperated [sic], date forams identified, surf salinity, 100m salinity.

Date Range


Start Date

Nov 10, 1957

End Date

Aug 07, 1959

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  • Marine Biology
  • Plankton
  • Invertebrates
  • Marine biologists
  • Marine biology


  • South Atlantic Ocean
  • Bay of Bengal
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • South Pacific Ocean
  • Tasman Sea
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Bengal, Bay of
  • North Atlantic Ocean
  • North Pacific Ocean


  • 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


Box 2 Folder 1