Sediment Monitoring Articles

  • Oysterville, Washington - Case Study

    Working in conjunction with Oregon State University coastal geomorphologist Nick Cohn, Dyacon installed an MS-140 weather station directly on the beach in Long Beach, Washington. The station was deployed for nine months as part of the Aeolian Sediment Transport and Coastal Dune Evolution project measuring sediment transport on the ocean floor, ...


    By Dyacon, Inc.

  • What are Core Samplers?

    A core, in marine research, is a cylindrical section taken from sediments underlying a water body. Core samplers, the instruments used to obtain cores, range from the simple to the complex. The variety of corer types reflect the breadth and variety of marine research. For example, the simplest corers are hand-operated types used in shallow waters to collect sediment cores containing fauna. ...

  • What are Characteristics of good core samplers?

    Perpendicular placement: The core sampler must make a vertical or straight entry into sediments to secure a reliably representative cross-section sample. Penetration: It must penetrate the sediments you expect to find and adaptable for many field situations. Core retention: There should be minimal loss of any part of the sample during return to the surface. Maximum sample ...

  • How do you clean up 375,000 m3 of contaminated river sediment every year? - Case Study

    Boskalis Environmental, Lower Fox River, USA, environmental remediation Did you know: Our membrane filter presses helped remediate more than 13 miles of contaminated riverbed in the Lower Fox River in Wisconsin, with each filter press capable of producing 18 tons of filter cake every hour.  Environmental ...

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