Buoy fouling survey, research data (10)

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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 (10)

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 (M1 - M21) detailing location, length of time in place, water depth, depth of fouling, type, mooring type, extent and content of fouling, sometimes broken down about length of buoy structure. 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 life forms. Additionally, includes data sheets marked "M Series" listing buoy name, samples, length, width, height, number, average number of mussels per buoy. Locations include the vicinity of Catalina Island [Santa Catalina Island], Santa Barbara, Port Hueneme, Anacapa Island, Los Angeles Harbor, California.

Date Range

1943-1947

Start Date

1943

End Date

1947

Access Information

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Topic

Invertebrates

Place

  • California
  • United States
  • Catalina Island
  • Santa Barbara
  • Santa Catalina Island
  • Los Angeles Harbor
  • Anacapa Island
  • Port Hueneme

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 9