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Instrument: SEDIMENT TRAPS
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Description
Sediment Traps are specialized sampling devices, usually
cylindrical or conical in shape and of variable dimensions,
which is deployed in the ocean to collect sinking particulate
inorganic and organic matter. When positioned near the base of
the euphotic zone, the downward flux of nitrogen should
approximate new production in aquatic ecosystems.

[Source: University of California]

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