Pre-Vema 7 plankton analysis

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This item is a loose leaf logbook comprised of worksheets for plankton analyses for Vema cruise. Dates range from 16 July to 30 July 1952. The worksheets record the following information, although not all fields are consistently populated with data: cruise, station, date, net in, net out, position, equipment, depth tow, type tow, M³ H20 filtered, displacement vol., Chaetognatha (species, #c, %s, #/10³M³, total chaets # supp.), and total zooplankton (group, #c, %s, #/10³M³, rank).

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 16, 1952

End Date

Jul 30, 1952

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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 1 Folder 4