Eltanin cruise 15, October 1964-November 1964

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Abstract

This unbound logbook contains detailed data logs for Eltanin cruise 15 from October 11 to November 21, 1964. Data logs are possibly duplicates of Box 7 Folder 6 entitled "Eltanin cruise 15 : data report, October 1, 1964-December 4, 1964". Summary of route: They stop at various locations in the South Pacific and the Southern Ocean between approximately 54° s and 61° s, and 95° w and 150° w. The bulk of the collection consists of 3 different data sheets recording the following information: "opening and closing plankton tows", "Nansen bottles", 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 data, BT temperatures, hydro station data, surface salinity, core no., secchi disk, comments (successful? If not why?), observer name.

Date Range

1964

Start Date

Oct 11, 1964

End Date

Nov 21, 1964

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Topic

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

Place

  • South Pacific Ocean
  • Southern Ocean

Form/Genre

  • 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

Sublocation

Box 7 Folder 7