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Field Practices in Marine Monitoring

Semester 2

Description of the main sampling techniques for environmental monitoring. Sampling from the research vessel using van Veen grabs, Niskin bottles, box-corer or multiple corer, and splash camera. Practical experiences for the samples treatment, preservation, preparation and sorting of samples of seawater, sediments, benthos, intertidal and coastal organisms, mussel watch monitoring. Use of multi-parametric probe (e.g. CTD), and sampling nets for zooplankton and macro and micro plastics, sediment corer, caging experiments.