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Ro-Tap for dry-sieving coarse sediment

Detailed Description

At the USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center, we have 3 WS Tyler RX-29 Ro-Taps that can dry-sieve coarser samples. This machine automatically rotates and taps the stack of sieves, so that smaller sediment falls through to the next sieve. Weighing the sediment trapped in each sieve gives us sediment size fractions.