Hand-held Sediment Corer for Use in Shallow, Turbulent Coastal Environments

  • Stephanie Stainbank University of Fribourg
  • Michael H. Schleyer Oceanographic Research Institute
Keywords: diver-operated coring device, palaeoclimatology, sedimentation

Abstract

A simple, cheaply-constructed corer is described for operation by SCUBA divers on marine sediments at shallow depths. It proved effective in the collection of bioclastic, reef-associated sediments to a depth of 1 m, retaining their integrity for palaeoclimatological research. 

Author Biography

Michael H. Schleyer, Oceanographic Research Institute
Deputy Director
Published
2018-08-15
Section
Articles

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eISSN: 0856-860X
print ISSN: 0856-860X