Conrad cruise 9, October 1964-September 1965 : part 2, April 1965 to June 1965

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This item is part 2 of a 3 part unbound logbook contains detailed data from Conrad cruise 9 from October 1964 to September 1965. Part 2 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). Also includes some miscellaneous data from Conrad cruise 8. Summary of route: Starting point around 45°s 132°e in the Tasman Sea. They sail west around Tasmania into the Great Australian Bight and northwest into the Indian Ocean and then north into the Arabian Sea and then west into the Gulf of Aden. 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 information.

Date Range


Start Date

Apr 24, 1965

End Date

Jun 30, 1965

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


  • Aden, Gulf of
  • Indian Ocean
  • Gulf of Aden
  • Tasman Sea
  • Arabian Sea
  • Great Australian Bight


  • 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 11