NGS 1, Eastman, August 1963

ID: SIA RU000245

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

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1963

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

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Abstract

This item consists of a folder of data collected at sea by Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program staff, 1963, on Northern Grid Survey 1. The Northern Grid Survey was conducted of a square section of the Pacific Ocean. Materials include weather observations, hourly position recordings, and bird observations. Weather observation data sheets list: time, station pressure, dry/wet bulb (degrees F), re. humid (%), total sky cover, "clouds and obscuring phenomena", total opaque sky cover, sea water temperature, and waves. Some recordings include position, course, visibility, sea level pressure, temperature, dew point, and wind direction and speed. Also included are hourly recordings of position, that list time and geographic coordinates. Bird observations sheets include data recorded for time, species, and remarks. Remarks are on number, behavior, direction of flight, and other observations.

Date Range

1963

Start Date

Aug 01, 1963

End Date

Aug 15, 1963

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

North Pacific Ocean

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

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 110 Folder 5