, Volume 240, Issue 1–3, pp 267–269 | Cite as

Access pipes for sampling through thick ice

  • George W. Kipphut
  • Stephen C. Whalen


Access pipes are described which permit water sampling beneath thick ice. The pipes prevent water overflow conditions which are sometimes encountered when sampling arctic lakes. Simple modifications to our design permit broader application to a number of winter sampling conditions.

Key words

arctic limnology ice 


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© Kluwer Academic Publisher 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • George W. Kipphut
    • 1
  • Stephen C. Whalen
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Marine ScienceUniversity of Alaska FairbanksFairbanksUSA

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