Accession Number : AD0164175

Title :   Coring Apparatus for Taking Samples of the Ocean Floor.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Greene,Michael L.

Report Date : 30 MAY 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The patent describes an apparatus for extracting a core from the ocean floor which includes a core tube that is held in a 'cocked' position, and can be driven into the ocean floor by a set of elastic bands when the restraining cord is cut. An extracting collar, also held in a 'cocked' position and powered by elastic bands is used to extract the core tube, with its core, from the ocean floor when collar's restraining cord is cut.

Descriptors :   (*Oceanographic equipment, *Cores), (*Patents, Oceanographic equipment), Ocean bottom sampling

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE