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Recommended operating guidelines for USNEL box corer 2019

Marine JNCC Publications Offshore Seabed Survey 0963-8091 Guidance JNCC report series Marine Monitoring Surveillance and Monitoring 643 Cores

Abstract

A box corer is a benthic sampling device designed to take a vertically undisturbed ‘core’ sample from the top of the seafloor, typically to a maximum depth of 50cm.

The following guidance has been developed by JNCC, Benthic Solutions Ltd and Marine Scotland Science, to inform box coring operations undertaken with a United States Naval Electronic Laboratory Mk2 style box corer.

Resource type Publication

Topic category Environment

Reference date 2019·11·05

Citation
Wilson, I., O’Connor, J. & Gibb, I. 2019. Recommended operating guidelines for USNEL box corer. JNCC Report No. 643, JNCC, Peterborough, ISSN 0963-8091.

Lineage
JNCC, Benthic Solutions Ltd and Marine Scotland Science have developed the following guidance to inform box coring operations undertaken with a United States Naval Electronic Laboratory (USNEL) Mk2 style 0.25 m2 surface area box corer

Responsible organisation
Communications, JNCC publisher

Limitations on public access No limitations

Use constraints Available under the Open Government Licence 3.0

Metadata date 2019·11·05

Metadata point of contact
Communications, JNCC

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