PMID: 708926Sep 1, 1978Paper

A plankton net designed to exclude air-sea interface phenomena

Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology
J R Clayton, S P Pavlou

Abstract

For use in trace pollutant studies a description is presented of a protected closed plankton net whose purpose is to minimize the exposure of collected samples to surface films and debris. Tests described in this paper appeared to show that the protected closed net was not necessary for the environmental conditions encountered during our field studies. However, additional calculations based on the data of other investigators strongly imply that employment of such a net is heavily polluted surface waters may be highly advantageous.

References

May 20, 1975·Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Containing Papers of a Biological Character·J E Portmann
May 1, 1973·Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology·G R Harvey, J M Teal
Mar 17, 1972·Science·E J Carpenter, K L Smith
Apr 10, 1970·Science·M H HornR H Backus

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