Conrad cruise 9, October 1964-September 1965 : part 3, July 1965 to September 1965

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This item is part 3 of a 3 part unbound logbook contains detailed data from Conrad cruise 9 from October 1964 to September 1965. Part 3 contains cruise information from July 05 to September 04, 1965. Summary of route: Starting point 12°n 44°e in the Red Sea, continuing north through the Gulf of Suez into the Mediterranean Sea, northwest into the Ionian Sea, then Tyrrhenian Sea, then southwest into the Alboran Sea. They continue west through the Strait of Gibraltar into the North Atlantic Ocean, then north to about 200 miles off coast of Ireland. 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

Jul 05, 1965

End Date

Sep 04, 1965

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


  • Tirreno, Mare
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Tyrrhenian Sea
  • Alboran Sea
  • Ionian Sea
  • Mediterranean Sea
  • North Atlantic 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 12