SIC 18, Eastman, March-May 1967

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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 George Eastman, 1967. Materials include: bird observation sheets (At Sea Daily Log E), numerical data, and surface weather observations. Bird observation sheets include time, species, #, dir., specimen or band no., and remarks. Remarks include physical descriptions of birds (colors, size, maturity), flock size, and behavior (sitting on water, feeding, calling, etc.). Surface weather observation sheets include: vessel, date, position, course, spd., type, time, sky and ceiling, visibility, weather and obstructions to vision, sea level, temp., dew pt., wind, altimeter set., remarks and supplemental coded data, and observer initials.

Date Range

1967

Start Date

Mar 10, 1967

End Date

May 01, 1967

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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 137 Folder 4