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2008-2009, Gannet Scientific Services, Research, development, production and evaluation of innovative grab sampling devices with a view to improving the quality and efficiency of sea-bed sediment sampling

2008-2009, Gannet Scientific Services, Research, development, production and evaluation of innovative grab sampling devices with a view to improving the quality and efficiency of sea-bed sediment sampling

Topic categories:

Sedimentology

Last series update:

May 2021

MEDIN approved

Industry:

Marine Aggregate

Collection date:

Jul 2008 - Mar 2009

Development:

Marine Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund (MALSF)

Publication date:

May 2021

Organisation:

Gannet Scientific Services

Phase:

Pre-construction

Description

Author: Gannet Scientific Services. Report number: Report_08_P18. The current grab sampling devices used rely in an almost vertical angle of cable holding the grab jaws. The upward pull of the cable closes the grab jaws and for high efficiency relies on the vertical angle. Two new methods/devices were explored where the vertical angle was not relie...