gravity corer

gravity corer

[′grav·əd·ē ‚kȯr·ər]
(engineering)
Any type of corer that achieves bottom penetration solely as a result of gravitational force acting upon its mass.
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Optionally a geological sampling with gravity corer and (MUC) is planned.
Cores were collected with a gravity corer, and grab samples with a medium-sized van Veen grab sampler.
Cores were collected using a gravity corer and grab samples were obtained with a medium-sized van Veen grab sampler.
Samples of bottom sediments were taken from various areas, using both gravity corer and vibro corer drills.
For sediment sampling is a gravity corer and box corer usedcome.
Optionally, a geological sampling with a gravity corer and (MUC) is planned.