Buoy fouling survey, research data (14)

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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 (O1 - O17) 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 for whole samples O series buoys, listing buoy, samples, length, width, height, and number. Locations include the vicinity of Puget Sound, Washington.

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  • United States
  • Puget Sound
  • Washington


  • 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


Box 2 Folder 13