Benthic pressure trap, 1976, designed by Ian Gilch

Made:
1976

Benthic pressure trap, 1976, designed by Ian Gilchrist and constructed under his supervision in the Mechanical Engineering Workshops of Brunel University. Used for the recovery of deep sea animals at constant pressure and temperature for study at sea level. The associated biological work was conducted by Alister MacDonald

Details

Category:
Oceanography
Object Number:
2007-141
Materials:
metal (unknown), plastic (unidentified)
type:
deep-sea pressure trap
credit:
Gilchrist, Ian
status:
Permanent collection

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