National Museum of Natural History, Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, records, circa 1961-1973, with data from 1923
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Box 118 Folder 1
North Pacific Ocean
This item consists of a folder of data collected at sea by Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program staff, 1964, on Northern Grid Survey 15. The Northern Grid Survey was conducted of a section of the Central Pacific Ocean near the Hawaiian Islands. Materials include bird observation data sheets, fix data sheets, climatological data, and other typed data. Bird observations data sheets include entries for time, species, #, dir., hgt., and remarks. Fix data sheets include entries for date, time, sunset time, position sunset, time of fix, type of fix, longitude, and latitude. Climatological data sheets recorded time, lat., long., pres wea, vis, slp, dry b, wet b, dew pt, hum%, tl sky, opa sky, waves, sea temp, wind s, wind d, course, speed. Other data sheets include typed entries for the following fields: times, lat., long., sky condition, pres wx., vis., temperature, R.H., wind, SFC., sea state, ozone PPHM, sea temp.