Field Equipment

  • Two passenger vans
  • A four-wheel-drive vehicle
  • Portable rock corer - collects rock samples up to 18 inches long and 1 inch in diameter
  • Giddings soil probe - core samples of glacial deposits up to 40 feet long
  • Flow meter - measures stream velocity
  • Dissolve oxygen meter, pH meter and conductivity meter
  • A variety of sediment piston corers
  • Magnetic susceptibility bridge