Station log of benthic biological samples obtained by the Lamont Geological Observatory : Vema cruises 7-18, Theta cruise 1, and Yelcho cruises 1-2

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This item contains data on samples obtained during Vema, Theta, and Yelcho cruises. A summary sheet states, "for the most part biological sampling has been carried out from the R/V Vema; in 1956 a second vessel, Thea, was employed, and in 1961 and 1962 a Chilean vessel, Yelcho, was used". The following data elements are recorded in these logs: station number, coordinates,date (d/m/y), time (in, out), minutes on bottom, core number, camera station, hydro. station uncorrected fathoms, corrected depth in meters, oxygen ML/Liter, salinity 0/00, bottom temp (°C), gear.

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


  • South Atlantic Ocean
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Caribbean Sea
  • Mediterranean Sea
  • North Atlantic Ocean
  • North Pacific Ocean


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  • 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 9