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National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, 1961-1973 : Pacific botany, manuscript materials (parts 1-2).

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Contained In: National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program field research records, 1961-1973

Series: SIA Acc. 83-126

Series: Smithsonian Field Book Project : an initiative to improve access to field book content that documents natural history

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1964-165

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] , Bird banding , Botany , Field notes , Herpetology )) , Manuscripts , Maps , National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) , Oceania , Ornithology , Pacific Islands , Pacific Ocean , Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program , Plants--Oceania , Plants--Pacific Area , Research notes

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National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, 1961-1973 : Pacific botany, manuscript materials (parts 1-2).

Related Titles

Contained In: National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program field research records, 1961-1973

Series: SIA Acc. 83-126

Series: Smithsonian Field Book Project : an initiative to improve access to field book content that documents natural history

By

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program

Type

Book

Material

Published material

Publication info

1964-165

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The Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program (POBSP) was initiated in 1962 when the Smithsonian Institution entered into a grant agreement with the Department of Defense. From January 1963 through June 1969 Smithsonian Institution employees undertook biological surveys in an area of the Pacific Ocean spanning the equator and extending from latitude 30 degrees north to 10 degrees south and from longitude 150 degrees east to 180 degrees west, an area dotted with clusters of islands and atolls. The major goals of the program were to learn what plants and animals occurred on the islands, the seasonal variations in their numbers and reproductive activities, and the distribution and population of the pelagic birds of that area. Emphasis was placed on the banding of birds in an effort to determine migration, distribution, and abundance of pelagic sea birds. During the six and a half years of field work 1,800,000 birds were banded; approximately 150,000 observations of pelagic birds at sea were made; and biological surveys of varying intensity were made on several islands.The present materials, divided in two folders for preservation reasons, concern mainly the botany of Pacific Islands as well as bird populations on the islands. Some concern also reptiles of the islands. They include field notes, diaries, maps on vegetation, diagrams, and drafts for manuscripts with lists of references. They show data on bird stomachs contents, banding data, and botanical field work for the years 1964-1965.

Subjects

] , Bird banding , Botany , Field notes , Herpetology )) , Manuscripts , Maps , National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) , Oceania , Ornithology , Pacific Islands , Pacific Ocean , Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program , Plants--Oceania , Plants--Pacific Area , Research notes

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English

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https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.145675

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title = {National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, 1961-1973 : Pacific botany, manuscript materials (parts 1-2). },
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