SIC 14, Shearwater, July-August 1966

ID: SIA RU000245

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

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1966

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

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Creator

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

Abstract

This item consists of a folder of data collected at sea by Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program staff, 1966 on Southern Island Cruise 14 aboard the Shearwater. Materials include: bird observation sheets, fix data sheets, and climatological data sheets. Bird observation sheets include time, species, #, dir., hgt., remarks, and noon position. Remarks include physical descriptions of birds (colors, size, maturity), flock size, and behavior (sitting on water, feeding, etc.). Fix data sheets include date, time and position data, distance data, time of fix, type of fix, longitude, and latitude. 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 typed preliminary report.

Date Range

1966

Start Date

Jul 05, 1966

End Date

Aug 26, 1966

Access Information

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Topic

  • Birds
  • Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program
  • 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 131 Folder 4