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Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 16-359

Osman, Richard W.

Richard William Osman Papers, 1971-1974, 1989-2016

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Osman, Richard W.
Title: Richard William Osman Papers
Dates: 1971-1974, 1989-2016
Quantity: 1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 16-359
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the papers of marine ecologist Richard W. Osman. These materials consists of field notes compiled by Dr. Osman during his extensive research on benthos and benthic zones. A significant portion of the materials was created while working on the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Coastal Ocean Program and documents the study of benthic invertebrates that were used in mesocosm experiments. Other field notes in the collection pertain to experiments conducted alongside Robert B. Whitlatch of the University of Connecticut. Materials include field notes, data files, and other related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

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This accession consists of the papers of marine ecologist Richard W. Osman. These materials consists of field notes compiled by Dr. Osman during his extensive research on benthos and benthic zones. A significant portion of the material was created while working on the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Coastal Ocean Program and documents the study of benthic invertebrates that were used in mesocosm experiments. Other field notes in the collection pertain to experiments conducted alongside Robert B. Whitlatch of the University of Connecticut. Materials include field notes, data files, and other related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-359, Richard William Osman Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Thesis Data, 1971-1974 (3 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Oyster Anoxia Study, 1989

Box 1 of 2

Oyster Anoxia Study, 1990

Box 1 of 2

Oyster Anoxia Study, 1991-1992

Box 1 of 2

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Coastal Ocean Program (COP), Benthos, 1996

Box 1 of 2

NOAA COP, Field Enclosure I, 1997

Box 1 of 2

NOAA COP, Field Enclosure II, 1997

Box 1 of 2

NOAA COP, Mesocosm, 1997

Box 1 of 2

NOAA COP, Iron (Fe) Counts, 1997

Box 1 of 2

NOAA COP, Field Enclosures, 1998

Box 1 of 2

Marsh Experimental Research Project, 1998

Box 1 of 2

Marsh, 1999

Box 1 of 2

Marsh and Oyster Experiment, 1999

Box 1 of 2

Oyster Experiment, 1999

Box 1 of 2

Marsh Mesocosm, 2001

Box 1 of 2

Marsh Mesocosm Picked Sample Information, 2001

Box 1 of 2

Plankton Pump Data, Book 1, 1999-2000

Box 1 of 2

Plankton Pump Data, Book 2, 2000

Box 1 of 2

Connecticut Samples Book 1, 2001

Box 1 of 2

Connecticut Samples Book 2, 2001

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Marsh Monitoring and River and Cove Panels, 2000

Box 2 of 2

Belize Recruitment Study, 2004-2005

Box 2 of 2

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

Box 2 of 2

Patuxent River Recruitment Study, 2009-2012

Box 2 of 2

Virginia Environmental Science Laboratory Recruitment Study, 2009-2012

Box 2 of 2

Smithsonian Marine Station (SMS) Ft. Pierce, Florida, Recruitment Study, 2004-2008

Box 2 of 2

SMS Ft. Pierce, Florida, Recruitment Study, 2009-2013

Box 2 of 2

Archives Files, 2015-2016 (electronic records)

Box 2 of 2