SIC 19/NGS 38, Hall, July-October 1968

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This item consists of a folder of data collected at sea by Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program staff, on the Southern Island Cruise 19 and Northern Grid Survey 38, aboard the USS Granville S. Hall, 1968. Materials include: bird observation data sheets, fix data sheets, and ship weather observation sheets. 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, height off of water, etc.). Fix data sheets include: ship, date, sunrise (time, lat., long.), sunset (time, lat., long.), total miles traveled, position (time, lat., long), and course or speed change. Ship weather observation sheets include USS name, date, date, time, winds, visibility, weather, barometer, clouds, sea water temp., sea waves, and swell waves. Localities include points at sea between Eniwetok Atoll [Enewetak] and Pearl Harbor (HI), and other locations. Also included is a photocopied typed preliminary report.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 27, 1968

End Date

Oct 31, 1968

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  • Animals
  • Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Enewetak
  • United States
  • Hawaii
  • North Pacific Ocean


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence

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


Box 144 Folder 9