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Marine Biology

, Volume 12, Issue 3, pp 194–195 | Cite as

A technique for collection of particulate organic matter in situ

  • N. Marshall
  • J. Parrish
  • A. L. Gall
Article

Abstract

A technique is described for concentrating and collecting particulate organic matter from water with minimal disturbance. This involves exposing in situ the surface of a Millipore® filter monitor mounted on a simple vacuum flask assembly.

Keywords

Coral Reef Particulate Organic Matter Dissolve Organic Matter Rubber Tubing Phytoplankton Cell 
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Literature cited

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Marshall
    • 1
  • J. Parrish
    • 1
  • A. L. Gall
    • 1
  1. 1.Graduate School of OceanographyUniversity of Rhode IslandKingstonUSA

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