Instrument: Multi Corer

Instrument Short Name: Multi Corer
Instrument Description:

The Multi Corer is a benthic coring device used to collect multiple, simultaneous, undisturbed sediment/water samples from the seafloor. Multiple coring tubes with varying sampling capacity depending on tube dimensions are mounted in a frame designed to sample the deep ocean seafloor. For more information, see Barnett et al. (1984) in Oceanologica Acta, 7, pp. 399-408.

PI supplied instrument name: MC-800 multi-corer
Dataset-specific description

Sediment cores were obtained by a MC-800 multi-corer.