These are some selected references to vibracoring (or vibrocoring) technology or applications:
(Additional suggestions are welcome)
Fuller, J. A. and E. P. Meisburger. 1982. A simple ship-based vibratory corer. Journal of Sedimentary Petrology, 52: 642-644.
Weaver, P. P. E. and P. J. Schultheiss. 1983. Detection of repenetration and sediment disturbance in open-barrel gravity cores. Journal of Sedimentary Petrology, 53: 649-654.
Thompson, T. A., C. S. Miller, P. K. Doss, L. D. P. Thompson and S. J. Baedke. 1991. Land-based vibracoring and vibracore analysis; tips, tricks and traps. Indiana Geological Survey, Bloomington, IN, Occasional Paper 58, 13 p.
Fuller, J. A. and E. P. Meisburger. 1982. A lightweight pneumatic coring device; design and field test. U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Coastal Engineering Research Center, Ft. Belvoir, VA, Miscellaneous Report 82-8, 18 p.
Hoyt, W. H. and J. M. Demarest II. 1981. Vibracoring in coastal environments; the R.V. Phryne II barge and associated coring methods. University of Delaware, Sea Grant Program, Newark, DE, DEL-SG-01-81, 34 p.