Conrad cruise 10, December 1965-August 1966 : part 2, February 1966 to May 1966

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Creator

  • Bé, Allan W.H., 1921-1983
  • Stevens, C.

Alternate Title

Conrad cruise 10, December 1965-August 1966

Abstract

This item is part 2 of a 3 part unbound logbook contains detailed data from Conrad cruise 10 from December 1965-August 1966. Part 2 contains cruise information from February 16 to May 03, 1966. Summary of route: Starting point 6°n 111°w in the North Pacific Ocean. They sail west across the Pacific stopping at various points in the North and South Pacific Ocean and into the Coral Sea, then north into the Solomon 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 some these forms records BT slide information. Also included are "multiple opening and closing plankton tows" data sheets.

Date Range

1966

Start Date

Feb 16, 1966

End Date

May 03, 1966

Access Information

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Topic

  • Marine biology
  • Invertebrates
  • Plankton
  • Marine biologists

Place

  • Solomon Sea
  • Coral Sea
  • North Pacific Ocean
  • Pacific Ocean
  • South Pacific Ocean

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 6 Folder 2