Surface sampler that enables sampling to a constant, pre – determined depth. Quick and easy to use. handel is of a rugged steel tube, designed to hold sample tube and sample bag. Tube 30mm diameter the depth of sampling is controled by lenght of tube. a flange of 6mm mild steel plate 50mm diameter is welded to the tube with holes drilled for screws to hold tube to frame.Another flange is welded to tube to support fram and the collecting bag is tied to flange, as operator takes cores, they are collecting in sample bag.