Marsh Monitoring and River and Cove Panels, 2000

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The volume documents Richard Osman's field work monitoring marsh, river and cove panels during April 24, 2000 to October 3, 2001. The notebook begins with a list of things to take into the field. The volume contains a variety of information and formats. The first entry is dated, contains a description of the collecting location including references to the presence of smell and appearance of oil. This is followed with a list of sample numbers and location information; numbered seine locations with lists of numbers; tables of information about core samples listing core number, type of fauna found and quantity. The latter half other notebook contains information about river and cove panels: date (May 1 2000 to October 3, 2001, panel number, followed by type of fauna found and quantity. Location likely in southern New England.

Date Range


Start Date

Apr 24, 2000

End Date

Oct 03, 2000

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  • Marine Biology
  • Benthic animals
  • Marine biology


United States


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-359

Collection name

Richard William Osman Papers, 1971-1974, 1989-2013

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 2 Folder 1