Vema cruise 17 : surface temperatures, Puntas Arenas to Buenos Aires, April 14, 1961 - June 20, 1961

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Creator

Bé, Allan W.H., 1921-1983

Alternate Title

Vema cruise

Abstract

This item is a logbook from Vema cruise 17 from April 14 to June 20, 1961 recording surface temperatures of the South Atlantic ocean from Punta Arenas, Chile to Buenos Aires, Argentina. Each sheet represents surface temperatures taken at various times on each day of the journey. These data logs record the following information: date, times, coordinates, course (°), surface temperature, and time zone. Some graphs are included at the end that describe volume of water filtered and wind force. Starting coordinates are close to 55.20 S, 70.24W off the coast of Punta Arenas and the ending coordinates are near 35.40.00S, 56.27W.

Date Range

1961

Start Date

Apr 14, 1961

End Date

Jun 20, 1961

Access Information

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Topic

  • Marine biology
  • Invertebrates
  • Plankton
  • Marine biologists

Place

  • South Atlantic Ocean
  • Arenosa, Punta
  • Buenos Aires

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 2 Folder 6