Parque Nacional del Este, Dominican Republic
Conservation Notes

Irregular wooden vessel


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17 November 1997

25 days, change pool water, changed twice on 21 December

23 December 1997

11:00 am old acetone bath 1 Atm

24 December 1997

1:20 pm 2nd acetone bath (once-used acetone) 1 Atm

25 December 1997

9:40 am fresh acetone--vacuum--immediate bubbles

4:00 pm +/- pressure for 6hrs--with vacuum, no bubbles

7:00 pm taken out of acetone and placed in SFD-1 under passive means (no vacuum)

30 December 1997

left in bag of polymer mix

21 Febuary 1998

11:00 am removed from polymer to drain.

6:15 pm noted large cracks in the bottom and side of the container. Returned vessel to polymer mix.

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    Last updated: 20 February 1998
    Comments: Underwater Science Program
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