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Collection name:
National Museum of Natural History, Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, records, circa 1961-1973, with data from 1923
Physical Description:
1 folder
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Sublocation:
Box 139 Folder 4
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Place:
North Pacific Ocean
Date Range:
1967
Start Date:
19670529
End Date:
19670630
Abstract:
This item consists of a folder of data collected at sea by Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program staff, on the Eastern Area Cruise 13, aboard the USS Shearwater, 1967. Materials include: bird observation sheets and fix data sheets. Fix data sheets include: date, ship, cruise no., sunset, position (lat and long), miles traveled from sunrise to sunset, hourly positions (latitude, longitude, wind dir., wind sp., wave dir., wave hgt.). Bird observation sheets include time, species, #, dir., specimen or band no., and remarks. Remarks include physical descriptions of birds (colors, size, maturity), flock size, and behavior (sitting on water, feeding, calling, etc.). Also included are two typed preliminary reports.
Topic:
Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program  Search this
Ornithology  Search this
Accession #:
SIA RU000245
Access Information:
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National Museum of Natural History, Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, records, circa 1961-1973, with data from 1923
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National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI7079