Type of services provided

Lake and dam survey and collection of bottom sediments.

Research infrastructure/service category

  • Paleolimnological swimming platform: penetration depth to bottom: up to 23 m; drilling: using mechanical rollers and hammers; core length: 2 m; Core diameter: 6 cm; water depth: min. 1.5 m, max. 100 m; sediment suitability for drilling: clay to medium-grained sand
  • Sonar SB-216S: water depth: max. 300 m; the optimum working depth: 3-5 m above the bottom; signal display: real-time with registration in various graphic formats and with GPS Profile; signal penetration to bottom: calcareous sand – 6 m; clay – 80 m
  • Core cutter (core max. length: 155 cm, core diameter: 5-15 cm)
  • Cooling box 18m3 to store sediments at T=4°C


Our Address:

Ďumbierska 1, 974 01, Banská Bystrica


48.751370778821, 19.159971367013

Contact Us

Contact person


Radovan Kyška-Pipík, Dr., PhD.


Researcher, manager of Geological Division in B.Bystrica

Mobil phone

+421 48 321 3211