Accession Number : AD0497527

Title :   Field Team Report on Coral Atoll Project at Raroia, Tuamotu Archipelago,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES-NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL WASHINGTON D C PACIFIC SCIENCE BOARD

Personal Author(s) : Newell,Norman D. ; Doty,Maxwell S. ; Morrison,J. P. ; Danielsson,Bengt ; Harry,Robert R.

Report Date : NOV 1952

Pagination or Media Count : 24

Abstract : An intensive ecological reconnaissance of Raroia, a Polynesian atoll about 450 miles east-northeast of Tahiti, has been successfully completed by a seven man research team representing the biological and geological sciences. This is the third project in a program of atoll studies organized by the Pacific Science Board of the National Research Council.

Descriptors :   (*MICRONESIA, *ECOLOGY), GEOLOGY, CORAL REEFS, DISTRIBUTION, PLANTS(BOTANY), ANIMALS, FISHES, GASTROPODA, STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY, MAPPING, ROCK, CULTURE, POPULATION, SOILS, ALGAE, MOLLUSCA, RATS, REPTILES, ANTHROPOLOGY, HYGIENE, SCIENTISTS

Subject Categories : Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE