An Autosampling and Recording Insrumental Environmental Sampler (ARIES) is a multi–function sampling device providing high resolution concurrent sampling of physical, chemical and biological parameters throughout the water column from a moving surface ocean vessel.
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ARIES is modular, being composed of a water sampling unit, a plankton sampling unit and an oceanographic sensor unit.
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