Sediment Sampling

The Department of Geology is well equipped to obtain high-quality sediment samples from a variety of depositional environments including lakes, coastal ocean, caves, and glacial deposits.


  • Inflatable pontoon raft with 4,000 lbs of bouyancy and central coring hole.
  • 4 person Zodiac boat and motor with GPS-fathometer.
  • Piston and square-rod corers, casing, and related coring equipment.