Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) and Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) Recruitment Study, 2004-2009

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The volume documents Richard Osman's field work in Virginia and Maryland relating to the recruitment of invertebrate species on panels during December 15, 2004 to January 21, 2011. Entries are headed with project name (e.g. SERC recruitment or VIMS), sometimes additional location information, panel number, date sampled, and date "out" followed by tables of information including fauna name (e.g. cyprids) and quantity. Some entries describe bottom composition (e.g. muddy) and list collector's first name.

Date Range


Start Date

Dec 15, 2004

End Date

Jan 21, 2009

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  • Marine Biology
  • Marine Invertebrates
  • Marine biology


  • United States
  • Maryland
  • Virginia


  • 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


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