Piston corers for peat and lake sediments.

H. E. Wright, D. H. Mann, P. H. Glaser

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Neither the Davis sampler, Hiller side sampler, Russian corer, Macaulay corer nor 5 cm piston corer are succcessful in cutting the wood of decomposed fibrous peat that characterises the upper metre of two of many peat deposits. The piston corer described in this paper has been modified especially to tackle this problem.-from Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)657-659
Number of pages3
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1984

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