Conrad cruise 10, December 1965-August 1966 : part 3 , May 1966 to September 1966

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This item is part 3 of a 3 part unbound logbook contains detailed data from Conrad cruise 10 from December 1965-August 1966. Part 3 contains cruise information from May 04 to September 7, 1966. Also included are labels for samples (August 5-10) in an envelope in front of the data log for August 5. Summary of route: Starting point approximately 3°s 156°e north of the Solomon Sea. They continue north and then northeast into the Bering Sea, then further east and south near the north pacific coast of North America, sailing along the American west coast, and ending in the North Pacific Ocean near Panama. 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 (signed "Stevens" or "Blackburn") The back (verso) of some these forms records BT slide information. Also included are "multiple opening and closing plankton tows" data sheets.

Date Range


Start Date

May 04, 1966

End Date

Sep 07, 1966

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


  • Bering Sea
  • South Pacific Ocean
  • Pacific 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 6 Folder 2