SIC 7, Hitchiti, January-March 1965

ID: SIA RU000245

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

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1965

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, 1965, on Southern Island Cruise 7. Materials include: bird observation sheets (At Sea Daily Log E), abundance summary data (At Sea Survey Chart A), and climatological data sheets. Bird observation sheets include time, species, #, dir., hgt., remarks, and loc. Remarks include physical descriptions of birds (colors, size, maturity), flock size, and behavior (sitting on water, feeding, etc.). At Sea Survey Chart A includes total abundance of birds, and abundance of bird groups (Shearwater-Petrel-Albatross group, Tropicbirds, etc.). Climatological data includes 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. Also included is a photocopy of a typed report on Howland Island Survey, ATF#7.

Date Range

1965

Start Date

Jan 05, 1965

End Date

Jan 24, 1965

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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 120 Folder 7