"Cobble Gobbler and Mobile fauna" 1980 (1)

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Abstract

The folder documents the field work of William Osman relating marine life in California during 1980. A small sheet of paper at the beginning of the folder lists "new rules 2-11-1980" for recording data. Sheets are divided by labeled tabs and contain notes, drawings with notations, and data sheets. Data sheets are headed with station ID (e.g. 08), plate no. (e.g. 1001113), date sampled, station (e.g. SMK1), size, number (e.g. ROCK 13 quad 1), followed with a table containing species name, species number and twelve columns for counts and corresponding dates. Tabs are labeled with %Cobble/sta, dates and intro, SMK1 quad 1, SOK1 quad 1, SOK1 quad 2, SOK4 quad 1, SOK 1 q3, and SOK5 q1.

Date Range

1980

Start Date

1980

End Date

1980

Access Information

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Topic

  • Marine Biology
  • Benthic animals
  • Marine biology

Place

  • United States
  • California

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Sketches

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-326

Collection name

Richard William Osman Papers, 1977-1981

Physical Description

1 Field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 2 Folder 12