SIC 18, Eastman, March-May 1967

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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, on the Southern Island Cruise 18, aboard the USS Eastman, 1967. Materials include: bird observation sheets (At Sea Daily Log E), fix data sheets, and handwritten bird observations. 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, calling, etc.). Fix data sheets include date, time and position data, distance data, time of fix, type of fix, longitude, latitude, wind dir., wind sp., wave dir., wave hgt. Included is a typed preliminary report for Southern Grid Survey #16. Handwritten bird notes record bird observations. Entries list: date, time, species, number, direction, and remarks.

Date Range

1967

Start Date

Mar 10, 1967

End Date

May 01, 1967

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 137 Folder 3