Figure 71. Brouardel coring device. This instrument was designed to obtain a sample of the upper layers of sediment and the water directly above the bottom. It was designed by Jean Brouardel and Jean Vernet for studying the dissolved oxygen in the waters next to the bottom. It was constructed by Jean Comelli between 1952 and 1954 and tested aboard the EIDER.
Photo Category: Oceanography - Historical instruments