Eltanin cruise 16 : data sheets, February 1965

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Abstract

This unbound logbook contains detailed log sheets from Eltanin cruise 16 from February 02 to 18, 1965. Also included is an envelope containing a report by Mike Smiles summarizing the cruise. Summary of route: Eltanin 16 travels from 44° s 166° e in the Tasman Sea, then goes as far south as 59° s in the Southern Ocean and as far east as 158° e. 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

1965

Start Date

Feb 04, 1965

End Date

Feb 18, 1965

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Topic

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

Place

  • South Pacific Ocean
  • Southern Ocean
  • Tasman Sea

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 8