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This item contains data related to nets used between June 1959 and June 11, 1971. Data for nets no. 1 through 262 are captured. Included are 4 sheets of paper containing the following documents: "Station designations for plankton nets", "plankton nets as of may 4, 1960" (condition of nets), "flow meters as of May 4, 1960". The bulk of the item consists of net record sheets containing the following information: Name (e.g. net no. 1), no. (sometimes measurement here), experiment no., instructor (sometimes measurement here), date record was made, dates out and returned for trips 1 through 5 (specific cruises are sometimes named).

Date Range


Start Date

May 31, 1959

End Date

Jun 11, 1971

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


  • 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


Box 9 Folder 16