Sir Alister Hardy's Plankton Recorder, 1925

Made:
1925
designer:
Alister Hardy

Sir Alister Hardy's original continuous plankton recorder, 1925. Successfully recorded some 2,300 miles of plankton during the 1925-27 voyages of the research ship Discovery.

Details

Category:
Oceanography
Object Number:
1976-393
Materials:
bronze (copper, tin alloy), iron, paint, steel (metal) and textile
Measurements:
overall (with stand): 1400 mm x 910 mm x 1860 mm, , 211kg
type:
plankton recorder
credit:
Sir Alister Hardy.