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Water sampling device and method for use with a radiation probe

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A water sampling device and method for use with a radiation probe. The device includes a base, filtrate reservoir, filter media support disc, and sample reservoir. The sample reservoir may be interchanged with a radiation probe adaptor. The device and method provide a simple and convenient means to separate particulate solids from a water sample prior to measuring radioactivity without the need for a heat source or electrical power to evaporate the water. The device and method can be used with a variety of commercially available radiation probes and is suitable for field applications.

Inventors: 
Genovese, James A.; Nolan, Patrick M.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Environmental Technology
FIle Date: 
2010-03-25
Grant Date: 
2013-01-01
Grant time: 
1,013 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
18
Claim count percentile rank: 
4
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US ARMY