A horizontal sampler for collection of water samples near the bottom

Limnology and Oceanography
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Abstract

The need to obtain adequate water samples immediately above a lake bottom or at a precisely defined depth is not new. The problem is of particular concern in a large section of central Lake Erie, where dissolved oxygen concentration may be reduced to 1 ppm or less in the hypolimnion and where the metalimnion frequently extends to or within 30 or 60 cm of the bottom (Becton 1963; Cam 1962).It is impossible to sample the hypolimnrtic waters satisfactorily with the usual Nanscn, Kemmerer, and Frautschy bottles (Carr 1962). Although the 500-ml sampler described here was designed, constructed, and used extensively and successfully to meet the particular problem in Lake Erie, it should be equally useful in a varirty of situations.

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title A horizontal sampler for collection of water samples near the bottom
Series title Limnology and Oceanography
DOI 10.4319/lo.1964.9.4.0595
Volume 9
Issue 4
Year Published 1964
Language English
Contributing office(s) Great Lakes Science Center
Description p. 595-598
Larger Work Type Article
Larger Work Subtype Journal Article
Larger Work Title Limnology and Oceanography
First page 595
Last page 598
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