Original logbooks of the Fish Hawk, station numbers 7955 to 7999

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Abstract

Original logbook of the Fish Hawk covers September 7 - October 18, 1913, station record numbers 7955 to 7999. These include data relating to temperature and density recorded during dredging. Data recorded includes date, time of day, tide, locality, exact location (latitude and longitude), depth, nature of bottom, dredging instrument used, direction of drift, distance, temperature (of air, surface water, bottom), density of surface and bottom, number of salinometer, barometer reading, state of sky, direction of wind, name of observer, and position of observer. Some fields do not contain data, including salinometer, direction of current, and density of water. Position of observer is listed as latitude and longitude. Observer was not listed. Some entries include additional notes and tow nets and amount of time spent dredging on the verso. Locality: 76° 53' 30", 34° 21' to 34° 29' 15"N, 77° 17' 30" W, coast of North Carolina.

Date Range

1913

Start Date

Sep 07, 1913

End Date

Oct 18, 1913

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Topic

  • Marine Biology
  • Marine invertebrates
  • Ichthyology
  • Marine biology

Place

United States

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Logbooks

Accession #

SIA RU007184

Collection name

United States Bureau of Fisheries, Records, circa 1877-1948

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 11 Folder 18