Accession Number : ADD013177

Title :   Multiple Depth Water Sampling System.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 28 Feb 83, patented 31 Jul 84,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Rein,Charles R

Report Date : 31 Jul 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : A towed system for collecting water samples from a plurality of individual depths for serial presentation to analyzing instruments utilizes a plurality of pressure actuated collection devices separated by vertical hose segments through which water is pumped from a depressor. The flow is modulated to actuate collection device valves so as to introduce the samples in stacked relation.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *TOWED ARRAYS, *WATER ANALYSIS, *OCEANOGRAPHY, *TEST EQUIPMENT, SAMPLING, COLLECTING METHODS, WATER POLLUTION, CONTAMINANTS

Subject Categories : Water Pollution and Control
      Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE