Paleonet: Sediment trap for a micropaleo. washing sink

Nina Talyzina nina.talyzina at
Thu Aug 27 09:01:23 UTC 2009

Dear Charlotte,
you may find useful the paper by G. Vidal " A palynological preparation 
method" 1988, Palynology 12: 215-220. I used this method.
Best wishes,

At 09:08 PM 8/26/2009, you wrote:
>Hi, Paleonetters,
>When I prepare marine sediments for microfossils, I wash the <63 or <45 um 
>fraction down the sink, but my sediment trap doesn't work very well.  I 
>want to buy or fabricate a trap that will do the job.  Potters fabricate a 
>two-stage system that looks effective [ 
> ].  What 
>do you-all use that works?
>Charlotte Brunner
>Professor of Marine Science
>Department of Marine Science
>University of Southern Mississippi
>1020 Balch Blvd.
>John C. Stennis Space Center, MS 39529
>Phone: 228-688-3402
>Lab phone: 228-688-3576
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