Sediment Sampling Equipment

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Marine Solutions has conducted a large number of projects requiring sediment sampling for a range of parameters. We are experienced in the processes and procedures for sampling and assessment of sediments, and the manner for them to be safely sampled and handled as appropriate for the relevant analyses, whether that be contaminant, elutriate, pore-water, Total Organic Carbon (TOC), particle size, or other tests as required. We have the capabilities and equipment to collect sediment samples in the manner that best suits the requirements of a given project, be it by quad corer, grab sampler, hand-collected by divers, or otherwise.

Selected Past Projects:

  • Derwent Rivers wastewater treatment plants ambient monitoring program (TasWater; 2014-2015)
  • Ecological assessment of public boardwalk development, Battery Point, Hobart (SKM/Hobart City Council; 2013)
  • Ecological assessment of port development, Triabunna, Tasmania (Burbury Consulting/Glamorgan Spring Bay Council; 2013)
  • Ecological assessment for marina redevelopment, Bellerive, Tasmania (Clarence City Council; 2012/13)
  • Marine ecological assessment for ‘Basslink’ cable construction (CEE; 2007)
  • Marine ecological assessment for bridge redevelopment, Bridgewater Bridge (GHD; 2012)
  • Environmental impact assessment of aquaculture facility, Spring Bay, Triabunna, Tasmania (Spring Bay Seafoods; 2007)
  • Environmental impact assessments for Macquarie Point sewage outfall and Hobart Rivulet, Derwent River, Hobart (Hobart City Council; 2008)
  • Environmental impact assessment of effluent and wastewater disposal, Coffs Harbour, NSW (Coffs Harbour City Council; 2007)