Miscellaneous Cruise 7, Surveyor, August 1966

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Abstract

This item consists of a folder of data collected at sea by Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program staff, 1966 on the Miscellaneous Pelagic Cruise No. 7 aboard the USS & GS Ship Surveyor. Location is at sea, north of the Hawaiian Islands. Materials include: bird observation sheets and climatological data sheets. Bird observation sheets include time, species, #, dir., hgt., and remarks. Remarks include physical descriptions of birds (colors, size, maturity), flock size, and behavior (sitting on water, feeding, 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 typed report and a corrector tape printout with explanation.

Date Range

1966

Start Date

Aug 02, 1966

End Date

Aug 29, 1966

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 132 Folder 3