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Journal of Sedimentary Research (SEPM)


Journal of Sedimentary Petrology
Vol. 39 (1969)No. 4. (December), Pages 1619-1621

A Hydraulic Corer for Use in Water Saturated Sediment: NOTES

John A. Gifford (2)


A suction corer utilizing an expendable plastic core liner was developed to sample sand strata in the tidal-flat environment. The device is lightweight, simple to operate, and contains a minimum number of moving parts. With it, continuous cores up to 10 ft in length and retaining sediment interstitial water were obtained.

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