Niskin Bottles and Rosettes
STARC Maintains three sets of Niskin Bottles and the appropriate rossete frame for each size and volume of Niskin bottle.
- 12 liter x 24 place
- 10 liter x 24 place
- 30 lite x 12 place
Note: spare bottles and repair parts are supplied for all CTD operations
For more information on the history of Niskin bottles see: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nansen_bottle#Niskin_bottle
Science Parties are able to specificy the CTD sensors and Niskin bottle style most appropriate for their sampling needs during the Cruise Planning process