Reports, include notes, specimen tables, and clippings, 1946-1947

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Abstract

This item refers to a folder of notes and data compiled by Leonard P. Schultz during Operation Crossroads, on Bikini Atoll (Marshall Islands) in 1946 and 1947. Survey data, including abundance of fish, is included. Data includes atoll names, habitat type, number of stations, total fish recovered, area searched, and average index of relative abundance before and after atomic bomb test on "Able Day". Localities include: Bikini, Rongelap, Eniwetok [Enewetak], Kwajalein, and possibly others. Also included is a typed report "Preliminary Report on the Reef Fishes of the Crossroads Project" by Schultz and Capt. Earl S. Herald.

Date Range

1946-1947

Start Date

1946

End Date

1947

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Topic

  • Atomic bomb
  • Ichthyology

Place

  • Enewetak
  • Marshall Islands
  • Rongelap
  • Bikini
  • Kwajalein

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007222

Collection name

Leonard Peter Schultz Papers, circa 1915-1970, with related papers from 1899

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 23 Folder 6