NGS 9, LT 2081, April 1964

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This item consists of a folder of data collected at sea by Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program staff, 1964, on Northern Grid Survey 9. The Northern Grid Survey was conducted of a square section of the Pacific Ocean. Materials include bird data, fix data, locality data, and climatological data. Bird observations data sheets include entries for time, species, #, dir., hgt., and remarks. Fix data sheets include entries for date, time, sunset time, position sunset, time of fix, type of fix, longitude, and latitude. Climatological data sheets recorded time, lat., long., pres wea, vis, slp, dry b, wet b, dew pt, hum%, tl sky, opa sky, waves, sea temp, wind s, wind d, course, speed. Includes some rough sketches of birds and an annotated map showing Northern grid quadrants.

Date Range


Start Date

Apr 02, 1964

End Date

Apr 16, 1964

Access Information

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


North Pacific Ocean


  • 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


Box 113 Folder 1