Eltanin cruise 11, December 1963-February 1964

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Creator

Bé, Allan W.H., 1921-1983

Abstract

This unbound logbook contains detailed data logs for Eltanin cruise 11 from December 20 1963 to February 13, 1964. Also included is envelope with miscellaneous notes on biomass data and a chart. This item has 196 leaves of paper, not including the notes in the envelope. Summary of route: Starting in the Southern Ocean near the South Pacific Ocean and stopping at various in the Southern Ocean near Antarctica and in the South Atlantic Ocean, near Argentina. 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. Special hydro station data sheets and "multiple opening and closing plankton tows" sheets are also included. Time-depth recorders, (made by Benthos, Inc), which are approximately 3 inches in diameter, are included with time and depth graphs that accompany some of the detailed log sheets.

Date Range

1963-1964

Start Date

Dec 20, 1963

End Date

Feb 13, 1964

Access Information

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Topic

  • Marine biology
  • Invertebrates
  • Plankton
  • Marine biologists

Place

  • Southern Ocean
  • South Atlantic Ocean
  • Atlantic 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 2