Miscellaneous cruises : Atlantic Twin, Discoverer, and Marion DuFresne

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Creator

Bé, Allan W.H., 1921-1983

Alternate Title

Plankton sample data sheets, miscellaneous # 4

Abstract

This item contains data about miscellaneous cruises including Atlantic Twin (September 1970), Discoverer (May and June 1971), and Marion DuFresne (January 1976). Included are data sheets, photocopies of logbook notes, photocopy of a plotting chart, time-depth recorders, and miscellaneous notes. Also included are data sheets from June 1970 for an unidentified cruise. Plankton sample data sheets record the following information: IBM serial number, card no., species data format, species data format, ship code, cruise, sta. no., sta. code, sample number, no. samples, coordinates, upper sampling depth, deeper sampling depth, date, local time, duration sampling, sampling device, mesh size, tow type, water volume filtered, and ship speed, inner and outer flowmeter data, date examined , upper and deeper sampling temperatures, salinity, transparency, depth, conditions, D.S.L. observations, comments, observer name. Wire angle and hydro station data is recorded on the back (verso) of these sheets. Some data sheets vary and may include other types of data.

Date Range

1970-1976

Start Date

1970

End Date

1976

Access Information

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Topic

  • Marine biology
  • Invertebrates
  • Plankton
  • Marine biologists

Place

  • Atlantic Ocean
  • North Atlantic Ocean

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Logbooks
  • Plotting charts

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 13