bottom sampler

bottom sampler

[′bäd·əm ‚sam·plər]
(engineering)
Any instrument used to obtain a sample from the bottom of a body of water.
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This paper presents a new bottom sampler device that can be attached to bottom trawl nets and other fishing gears.
Bottom sediments sampling was carried out by means of a Petersen bottom sampler with a grip area of 1/80 [m.sup.2].
An erosion event was defined by weights of dust [greater than] 10 g in the bottom samplers of some clusters with corresponding high wind speeds and SENSIT output.