Sampling of water and sediments
Several methods of surface water, suspension and sediment sampling are offered.
- Research boat, "la Licorne", boat of 17t. with sampling equipment, location by GPS, only available on Lake Geneva;
- Transportable boats (2 - 5 m of long) on trailer, with sampling equipment, location by GPS;
- Water sampling by peristaltic pump (to 50m depth), or by Niskin bottle ;
- Sampling of material in suspension by continuous flow centrifugation or sediment traps ;
- Sediment sampling by corer (50 cm - 150 cm in length) or by grab sampler for surface sediments.
Contact: Jean-Luc Loizeau