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Accession 16-326

Osman, Richard W.

Richard William Osman Papers, 1977-1981

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Osman, Richard W.
Title: Richard William Osman Papers
Dates: 1977-1981
Quantity: 13 cu. ft. (13 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 16-326
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the papers of marine ecologist, Richard W. Osman. Osman received his A. B. in Geology-Biology from Brown University in 1970 and his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1975. These materials pertain to an experimental marine benthic panel study at 28 sites along the southern California coast that included 25 sites along the coast from San Clemente to Oceanside, California (20-25 kilometers), two sites on Santa Catalina Island, and one site on Santa Cruz Island conducted between 1977 and 1981 during his tenure as an Assistant Research Biologist at the Marine Science Institute located at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Materials includes raw data files, station data, compiled data, field notes, 70 mm photographic slides, and other related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of the papers of Marine Ecologist Richard W. Osman. Osman, a marine ecologist, received his A. B. in Geology-Biology from Brown University in 1970 and his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1975. These materials pertain to an experimental marine benthic panel study at 28 sites along the southern California coast that included 25 sites along the coast from San Clemente to Oceanside, California (20-25 kilometers), two sites on Santa Catalina Island, and one site on Santa Cruz Island conducted between 1977 and 1981 during his tenure as an Assistant Research Biologist at the Marine Science Institute located at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Materials includes raw data files, station data, compiled data, field notes, 70 mm photographic slides, and other related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-326, Richard William Osman Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Hard Benthos Data, 1978-1979 (7 folders)

Box 1 of 13

"Old Summer and Winter Plates," 1977-1978

Box 1 of 13

Plate Data, Summer 1977

Box 1 of 13

Original Settling Data, 1978-1980 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 13

Experimental Plate Studies: Concrete Block Plates and R-Day Cages, Summer 1978

Box 1 of 13

Data from Casual Experiments (Short-term), 1977-1979 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 13

Catalina and Santa Cruz Data, 1978-1980

Box 1 of 13

Box 2

Large Colonization - North Transect, Retired, Surface, and Ongoing Original Data, 1978-1979 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 13

Hard Benthos Computer Programs with Run Instructions, October 1, 1980 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 13

Location Data, 1978-1980

Box 2 of 13

Notes, 1979-1980

Box 2 of 13

Field Notes, 1980

Box 2 of 13

Photo Notes, 1980-1981

Box 2 of 13

Sampling Dates, 1978-1979

Box 2 of 13

Station File, undated

Box 2 of 13

"Old Photo Notes," undated

Box 2 of 13

"Cobble Gobble and Mobile Fauna," 1980 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 13

Tube Rack Data, 1978

Box 2 of 13

Parasmittina Growth Data, 1980

Box 2 of 13

Overgrowth Data, undated

Box 2 of 13

Plots, undated

Box 2 of 13

Preliminary Cobble Analysis, May 1, 1980

Box 2 of 13

Box 3

"Reference Sheets for Digitizing Files," undated (2 folders)

Box 3 of 13

"Worms," undated

Box 3 of 13

"Barnacles," undated

Box 3 of 13

Location Data Notes, undated

Box 3 of 13

Recruitment, Colonization, and Miscellaneous Graphs, undated

Box 3 of 13

Disturbances, 1979-1980

Box 3 of 13

Hard Benthos Data, 1979 (Accession 16-358)

Box 3 of 13

Hard Benthos Data, 1980 (Accession 16-358)

Box 3 of 13

Hard Benthos Data, Notebook 2, 1980 (Accession 16-358)

Box 3 of 13

Hard Benthos Project, "Songs Operation," 1980 (Accession 16-358)

Box 3 of 13

Box 4

Surface 16N, 16S, 5N, 5S, and 0N, Photographic Slides, 1978-1979

Box 4 of 13

Kelp Slides, 1980-1981

Box 4 of 13

Barn Kelp Slides 2 and 3, 1979-1980

Box 4 of 13

Box 5

Cobble SOK 1 and 4, Slides, 1979-1980

Box 5 of 13

Cobble 35 mm Slides, 1979

Box 5 of 13

5 North Slides, 1978-1979

Box 5 of 13

Box 6

Summer 1977 Slides, 1 North, 1 BK, and Lost, 1978-1979

Box 6 of 13

1SK, 2SK, and 3SK, Slides 1977-1979

Box 6 of 13

Barn Kelp Slides 1, 1978-1979

Box 6 of 13

Box 7

San Onofre Kelp Slides 1, 1979-1980

Box 7 of 13

Cobble 5SK Slides, 1980

Box 7 of 13

San Mateo Kelp Slides 2, 1978-1980

Box 7 of 13

Box 8

Lab Specimens Experiments, Slides, 1980

Box 8 of 13

16 North Slides, 1978-1980

Box 8 of 13

4SK Slides, 1978-1980

Box 8 of 13

Box 9

Cobble MK Slides, 1980

Box 9 of 13

4BK, 5SK, and 6SK, Slides, 1979-1980

Box 9 of 13

Cobble 4BK, and 8N, Slides, 1980

Box 9 of 13

Box 10

16 South, Slides, 1978-1980

Box 10 of 13

2 North, Slides, 1979

Box 10 of 13

0N and 0S, 1979

Box 10 of 13

Box 11

San Onofre Kelp, Slides 2, 3, 1978-1979

Box 11 of 13

1N, Slides, 1978-1979

Box 11 of 13

5 South, 1978-1980

Box 11 of 13

Box 12

1 MK, Slides, 1978-1981

Box 12 of 13

8N and 4N, Slides, 1979

Box 12 of 13

1S and 8S, Slides, 1978-1979

Box 12 of 13

Box 13

Tubes, Rob's, Islands, Crete, Slides, 1979-1980

Box 13 of 13

San Mateo Kelp 3, Slides, 1978-1981

Box 13 of 13

Panel Photos, 1979

Box 13 of 13
Electronic Records

Master Data Sheet for all Panels (All Species X Panel.xlsx)

Electronic Records

Southern California Species List (So Cal Species List.xls)

Electronic Records