Vema cruise 8, October 30, 1955 - January 9, 1956

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This bound logbook contains various sets of data and some notes, observations, or remarks about the various hauls. Some loose documents were included with the item. A a handwritten log of a few pages entitled "biological activities V-8" records the following data: date, log, type tow, fath. depth, and coordinates. Another document is entitled "V 8--plankton sample: recalculation of vol. h20". Throughout the book are miscellaneous notes along logs of various hauls including the following data: date, coordinates, log, tow, depth, angle, vol. H20 filtered, displ. vol, time, and serial number. One graph is included.

Date Range


Start Date

Oct 30, 1955

End Date

Jan 09, 1956

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


  • Caribbean Sea
  • 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 10