Eltanin cruise 10, October 1963-December 1963

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Abstract

This unbound logbook contains detailed data logs for Eltanin cruise 10 from October 13 to November 29, 1963. Also include is an envelope of miscellaneous notes on sample and flowmeter data. Summary of route: Eltanin 10 stops at various points just west of the Drake Passage, the body of water between Argentina and Antarctica. They remain approximately between 55° s and 65° s and 83° w and 72° w. Depth/time graphs and "multiple opening and closing plankton tows" worksheets are included at various times throughout document. 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 of these forms record BT slide data. Some sheets record hydro station data. Some sheets include time-depth recorders, (made by Benthos, Inc), which are approximately 3 inches in diameter.

Date Range

1963

Start Date

Oct 13, 1963

End Date

Nov 29, 1963

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Topic

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

Place

Southern Ocean

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Logbooks
  • Graphs

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 7 Folder 1