Conrad cruise 11 : jet net data sheets, December 1966-November 1967


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Bé, Allan W.H., 1921-1983

Alternate Title

RC-11 jet net data sheets : originals


This unbound logbook records jet net data for Conrad cruise 11 from February to October, 1967 (although the title of the item indicates different dates). Summary of route: One point in the South Atlantic Ocean from February. From July to October, the cruise sails from the North Pacific Ocean (approximately 41°n 173°w) and sails west into the Gulf of Alaska, then south into the South Pacific Ocean off coast of Ecuador. Jet net data from February is recorded on typed worksheets that capture the following information: jet net no., IKMWT no., coordinates, true depth of two, surface temperature and salinity, temperature and salinity at sampling depth, light transparency, ship's speed, sound records, start and finish sample times, sunrise, sunset, moon, and remarks or notes. From July to October, the form used for jet net data changes to record the following data: ship/cruise, shop sta., sample, no. of sample, date, quantity of containers this sample, type tow, vol. H20 filtered, flowmeter information, displacement vol., start and finish data for (pit log, coordinates, time, depth range, surface temp.), ship speed, temp. for air and surface water, sky conditions, cloud cover, moonlight, BT, hydro sta. no., salinity, depth to bottom, jet net, mesh aperture, TDR, mouth opening, flowmeter type, depth telemeter, rustrak recorder, opening-closing device, comments, and observer name. Wire angle data is recorded on the back (verso) of these sheets.

Date Range


Start Date

Feb 07, 1967

End Date

Oct 14, 1967

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  • Marine biology
  • Invertebrates
  • Plankton
  • Marine biologists


  • North Pacific Ocean
  • Pacific Ocean
  • South Pacific Ocean
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • 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 6 Folder 4