Original log book of the Grampus, United States Fish Commission, station numbers, yr 1913, numbers 10107 to 10156

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Abstract

Original logbook of the Grampus, 21 August to 1 September 1913, station record numbers 10107 to 10156. Data recorded include station no., date, time of day, time of tide, locality, exact position, depth, nature of bottom, dredging instrument used, direction of drift, distance, temperature of air, term. no., temperature of surface water, temperature at depth of no. fathoms, temperature at bottom, density at surface, density at depth of no. fathoms, density at bottom, number of salinometer, barometer reading, state of sky, direction of wind, force, rain, direction of surface current, force, direction of bottom current, force, name of vessel, service to which attached, name and rank of commanding officer, name and position of observer, and notes relating to station. The notes include lists name and quantity of marine life collected (scallops, sand dollars, sea urchins, stars, skates, sponges, fish), and occasional notes on dredging and condition. Localities include the waters in the North Atlantic Ocean off of the coast of New York and New Jersey.

Date Range

1913

Start Date

Aug 21, 1913

End Date

Sep 01, 1913

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Topic

  • Marine Biology
  • Marine invertebrates
  • Marine biology

Place

  • New York
  • United States
  • North Atlantic Ocean
  • New Jersey

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 12 Folder 23