Smithsonian-Bredin Caribbean Expedition, 1960 : station data

ID: SIA RU007231

Creator: Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1960

Citation: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

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Abstract

Station data documents the work completed by Waldo Schmitt during the Smithsonian-Bredin Caribbean Expedition, 1960 [Smithsonian-Bredin Expedition to Yucatan (1960)]. At the top are details about the sailing vessel used, dates, a list of chief participants and their associated organizations, and the Smithsonian accession number. Included below are station numbers, associated date, location, time of day, and depth. Additionally, sometimes information includes descriptions of collecting method, description of environment (i.e. water conditions or nearby commercial installations), types of specimens collected (flora and/or fauna), or collectors. Includes two copies. Locations in Mexico include the vicinity of Progreso in Yucatán; Ascension Bay [Bahía de la Ascensión]; Mujeres Island; Cozumel Island; and Quintana Roo. Collectors include participants Rehder, Schmitt, Bousfield, Daiber, and Haynes.

Date Range

1960

Start Date

Feb 29, 1960

End Date

Apr 30, 1960

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Topic

  • Zoology
  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • Yucatán, Península de
  • Progreso
  • Cozumel, Isla de
  • Quintana Roo
  • Mexico
  • Caribbean Sea
  • Isla Mujeres
  • Ascensión, Bahía de la

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 111