Buoy fouling survey, research data (8)

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Creator

Hutchins, Louis W. 1916-1957

Alternate Title

United States Navy Buoy Fouling Survey, 1943-1947, progress reports, general directions to field workers, and research data (8)

Abstract

The research data documents Louis Hutchins' participation in United States Navy Buoy Fouling Survey, 1943-1947. Includes descriptions of buoy locations, headed with alpha-number designation (I1 - I24) detailing location, length of time in place, water depth, depth of fouling, type, mooring type, extent and content of fouling. It lists depth of samples, thickness, weight, weight of water, volume of water, and description of fouling with listing of genus or common names of fouling fauna. Some buoy descriptions to have include the list of related data. Locations includes the vicinity of Calcasieu, Sabine bank, Galvaston, Matagorda Island, Texas.

Date Range

1943-1947

Start Date

1943

End Date

1947

Access Information

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Topic

Invertebrates

Place

  • United States
  • Galveston
  • Texas
  • Matagorda Island

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007248

Collection name

Louis W. Hutchins Papers, circa 1939-1957 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 2 Folder 7