Posts Categorized: Equipment

Sediment Sampling Tool

Types of Sediment Sampling Tools and Their Uses

Finding the correct sampling tool for collecting sediment may be surprisingly more complicated than most people expect. With hundreds of options and new technology every year, finding the right tool for the job can be a tricky question to answer. In this brief article, we will discuss surface sampling tools. We will follow with another… Read more »


What are Vibracores and How are They Used?

Vibracoring is a technology and a technique for collecting core samples of underwater sediments and wetland soils. The attached core tube is driven into sediment by the force of gravity, enhanced by vibration energy. The vibrations cause a thin layer of material to mobilize along the inner and outer tube wall, reducing friction and easing… Read more »