hydrocast

[ hahy-druh-kast ]
/ ˈhaɪ drəˌkæst /

noun

a process in which water is collected at various depths in a device with bottles clamped together, providing data on differing water characteristics.

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Scientific definitions for hydrocast

hydrocast
[ hīdrə-kăst′ ]

The process of using a device consisting of several water-collection bottles, such as Nansen bottles, that are wired and clamped together and used to collect data on water characteristics at various depths.
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