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OSIL Piston Corers Dominate on Major Global Research Vessels

OSIL Piston Corers dominate on Major Global Research Vessels

Ocean Scientific International Ltd (OSIL) piston corers are the preferred piston coring system on board major research vessels across the globe. OSIL produce a range of Giant, Standard, and Mini Piston Corer systems, which are now in use worldwide on research vessels that are equipped for the study of global sedimentology. The success of the Giant Piston Corer has also

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ROV Hercules Used to Study Deep Sea Sediments and Compare Modern Biology to the Past

Sonia Fernandez, UCSB—General animal characteristics of the Santa Barbara Basin deep sea animal communities have been described in previous studies. But thanks to state-of-the-art underwater exploration technology in the form of the ROV Hercules, UC Santa Barbara paleoceanographers Dorothy Pak and James Kennett, geophysicist Craig Nicholson and colleagues at the University of Washington, including lead author Sarah Myrhe, recently got

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