Multiple Soil Sampler

by P.J. Parsons,

Serial Information: Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, 1961, Vol. 87, Issue 6, Pg. 19-28

Document Type: Journal Paper


Portable sampling device has been developed that will collect several disturbed soil samples from various depths simultaneously; it is designed for use in sands and silts beneath water table and is constructed from E drill rod; sampler may be driven with light automatic hammer and extracted with portable jack; apparatus has been used for 18 mo, and 2600 soil samples have been collected.

Subject Headings: Soil water | Soil analysis | Silt | Water sampling | Water table | Drilling | Rods | Automation

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