Conrad cruise 12 : isaacs-kidd and jet net data sheets, January 1968-June 1969

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This unbound logbook records isaacs-kidd or jet net data for Conrad cruise 11 from February 10 to November 9, 1967 (although the title of the item indicates different dates). Summary of route: Starting in the Gulf of Mexico, south into Caribbean Sea, west into North Pacific Ocean, continuing west near Hawai'i, south into South Pacific near coral and Bismark Sea, north and west into the Philippine Sea near Japan. Isaacs-kidd data forms 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 and hydro station data is recorded on the back (verso) of these sheets. Some sheets include time-depth recorders, (made by Benthos, Inc), which are approximately 3 inches in diameter.

Date Range


Start Date

Jan 16, 1968

End Date

Jun 23, 1969

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


  • Philippine Sea
  • South Pacific Ocean
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Gulf of Mexico
  • Caribbean Sea
  • Mexico, Gulf of
  • 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 10