MODE/POLYMODE Program records
Scope and Content Note
The collection consists of materials relating to the MODE and POLYMODE programs. Materials include correspondence, magazine articles, press releases, publications, and lists. Of interest is a special humorous issue of the program’s Polymode News, but spelled Polly Mowed Gnus, printed in 1978. Also of interest are articles erroneously linking the program’s research with the Bermuda Triangle, and the subsequent interest generated in the program.
Language of Materials
Open: materials are available for research.
Copyright: Permission to publish material from the collection must be authorized by the Institution Archivist.
POLYMODE is a follow-up to the USSR POLYGON-70 experiment, carried out in the spring of 1970 in the Eastern North Atlantic, and to the US-UK Mid-Ocean Dynamics Experiment (MODE), carried out in the spring of 1973 in the Western North Atlantic.
2 boxes (.75 linear foot)
The custodial history of the records is undocumented.
It is not known when the archives acquired the records.
All POLYMODE publications were added to the circulating collection in the Data Library.
First-level processing completed in 2004 by Beverly Woods and Marisa Hudspeth.
- A Guide to the MODE/POLYMODE Program records, 1971-1979
- Beverly Woods and Marisa Hudspeth
- January 8, 2004
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- Finding aid written inEnglish