Miscellaneous cruises : Atlantis

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Abstract

This item contains data sheets from Atlantis from September 1962, qualitative tows from a cruise from May 1981 to April 1983 (ship abbreviated "car", a data sheet from EN-8-67 from February 22, 1967, and sheets from "INMD" from September and October 1978, in that order. Collectively, their data encompasses various locations in the North and South Altantic Ocean, including the Caribbean Sea. The bulk of the collection consists of data sheets recording some of 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 temperature, remarks, comments, or observations, and observer name.

Date Range

1962, 1967, 1981-1983

Start Date

1962

End Date

1983

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Topic

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

Place

  • South Atlantic Ocean
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Caribbean Sea
  • North Atlantic 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 9 Folder 5