Vema cruise 7, leg 4, August 1955

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This bound log book contains a hand plotted net calibration graph, some miscellaneous narrative notes, and almost daily data logs. There are three types of data sets recorded (not necessarily for each day). Calibration: distance towed, time up, Revs. up, time down, Revs. down, meters/sec vs. meters per revolution, M/S vs. M/R. There are also sets of data that record time net open, closed, vol. displ., vol. filtered. The third set of data is depth, time, vol. H20 filtered, displ. vol.

Date Range


Start Date

Aug 03, 1955

End Date

Aug 26, 1955

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  • Marine Biology
  • Plankton
  • Invertebrates
  • Marine biologists
  • Marine biology


North Atlantic Ocean


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Logbooks

Accession #

SIA Acc. 09-008

Collection name

Allan W. H. Bé papers, circa 1953-1969

Physical Description

1 logbook

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 6