Miscellaneous cruises : Hamilton

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Abstract

This logbook contains data from the Hamilton cruise from November to December 1973. During this cruise, samples were taken from various stations in the North Atlantic Ocean near the mid-Atlantic United States and Canada. Includes a list of samples broken or canceled, correspondence from the United States Coast Guard, "instructions for glutaraldehyde fixed plankton samples", map of the area sampled, "STD station summary sheets", and sample data sheets. STD station summary sheets include depth, temperature, salinity and date for each station. Sample data sheets contain the following data: 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, salinity, temperature, hydro station information, sky condition, sea condition, surface water temperature, BT slide data, BT temperature, remarks, comments, or observations, and observer name.

Date Range

1973

Start Date

Nov 30, 1973

End Date

Dec 02, 1973

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Topic

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

Place

  • Atlantic Ocean
  • North Atlantic Ocean

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Logbooks
  • Maps
  • Correspondence

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 9