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the sand, gravel, boulders, or other debris transported by rolling or sliding along the bottom of a stream.
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The sampler must be supported by a steel cable and reel to be lowered into a river or stream for taking a
refers to sediment particles rolling, sliding, or tumbling along the streambed.
is the sediment that is transported in a stream by rolling, sliding, or skipping along the bed and close to it.
Non-debris sediment or
characterized as fine or course.
Chemicals sorbed to sediments and organic matter may be transported in suspension or as
by river currents.
Development of simple
sampling techniques are needed.
Automatic samplers are not capable of sampling
material and are less effective in sampling larger particles.
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