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ID: SIA RU000245

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Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1963-1965

Citation: National Museum of Natural History, Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, records, circa 1961-1973, with data from 1923

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Creator

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program

Abstract

This folder contains maps showing bird distribution and abundance based on at-sea observations from February 1963 through August 1965 for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program. Distribution and abundance data are represented by symbols, numbers, and colors added to printed maps of the central Pacific Ocean. Each map records data from one calendar month, with one map for each month of the year. No year information is shown on the maps, although an explanatory page in the folder says that the maps represent observational data from February 1963 through August 1965. Each map may therefore represent data collected during that month in one year or more than one year. Each symbol (square or circle) on the map represents one day's observations; symbols are color coded to represent number of birds per hour of observation. The map legends and explanatory sheet in the folder provide additional information on interpretation of the maps.

Date Range

1963-1965

Start Date

Jan 31, 1963

End Date

Jul 31, 1965

Access Information

Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.

Topic

  • Zoological surveys
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

Pacific Ocean

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

Accession #

SIA RU000245

Collection name

National Museum of Natural History, Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, records, circa 1961-1973, with data from 1923

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 152 Folder 21