NGS 26, Hall, November-December 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 Northern Grid Survey 26. The Northern Grid Survey covered a fixed grid in the Pacific Ocean, to the south of the main Hawaiian Islands. Materials include: bird observation data, fix data, and climatological data. Bird observation sheets include time, species, #, dir., hgt., remarks, and loc. Remarks include phase (light phase or dark phase), behavior (circling, feeding, etc.), and other notes. Fix data sheets include date, time and position data, distance data, time of fix, type of fix, longitude, and latitude. Climatological data sheets include: 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. Also included is a typed photocopied preliminary report.

Date Range

1965

Start Date

Nov 29, 1965

End Date

Dec 14, 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 127 Folder 1