This image shows the boxcore being recovered off the starboard side of the ship to collect deep sea sediment. This equipment grabs a column of sediment and the overlying water and brings it intact to the surface.

This image shows the boxcore being recovered off the starboard side of the ship to collect deep sea sediment. This equipment grabs a column of sediment and the overlying water and brings it intact to the surface. Image courtesy of Steve Ross, UNCW.

 

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