A LIGHTWEIGHT GRAVITY CORER FOR UNDISTRUBED SAMPLING OF SOFT SEDIMENTS

A lightweight, portable gravity corer is described that collects up to 3 m long, 10 cm diameter undistrubed cores from sediments of exceptionally high porosity. The corer employs a triple O-ring seal to hold sediments in an unsupported, catcher-free plastic barrel simply by suction. (Author)

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    National Research Council of Canada

    1200 Montreal Road
    Ottawa, Ontario  Canada  K1A 0R6
  • Authors:
    • Pedersen, T F
    • Malcolm, S J
    • Sholkovitz, E R
  • Publication Date: 1985-1

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  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: p. 133-135
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00394902
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 30 1985 12:00AM