Conrad cruise 9, October 1964-September 1965 : part 1, October 1964 to April 1965

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This item is part 1 of a 3 part unbound logbook contains detailed data from Conrad cruise 9 from October 1964 to September 1965. Part 1 contains cruise information from October 21, 1964 to April 16, 1965. Also included are miscellaneous notes from legs 4-8 (dated from January 22 to May 8). Summary of route: Starting point around 33°n 72°w off the coast of the Southeast U.S. and sail southwest into the Gulf of Mexico, then south and slightly east into the North Pacific Ocean and South Pacific Ocean along the west coast of South America until as far south as Peru or Chile, then they sail west. They continue southwest across the South Pacific, nearing New Zealand's Cook Strait, then sailing back north and east, then west and south around New Zealand into the Tasman Sea. Detailed data log sheets record the following information: Ship and cruise no., station no., sample number, total no. samples, coordinates, date, local time, tow type, net in, net out, length of tow, wire angle at max depth, flowmeter reading, corrected depth range, flowmeter no., displacement vol., flowmeter calibration factor, corrected displ. vol., vol. H20 filtered, wire angle information, sky condition, sea condition, surface water temperature, BT slide no., BT temperatures, hydro station data, surface salinity, core no., secchi disk, comments (successful? If not why?), observer name. The back (verso) of these forms records BT slide no.

Date Range


Start Date

Oct 21, 1964

End Date

Apr 16, 1965

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


  • South Atlantic Ocean
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • South Pacific Ocean
  • Gulf of Mexico
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Tasman Sea
  • Mexico, Gulf 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 5 Folder 10