Marine Culture Facilities

  • Incubators for culturing of marine phytoplankton (diatoms and coccolithophorids)
  • Saltwater aquaria (including 1500L mesocosm) for maintenance and growth of tropical coral corals under experimentally controlled conditions
  • Planktic foraminifer culture facility for temperature, light and carbonate chemistry controlled baths for foraminifer culture
  • Multisizer 4 Coulter for phytoplankton counting and sizing
  • Turner Designs 10AU Field fluorometer
  • Automated pH and alkalinity system for seawater pH and carbonate chemistry control
  • Nikon TE2000U and TS100 inverted microscopes equipped with digital microphotography capabilities
  • Percival Model LT-36VL low temperature incubator for culturing Southern Ocean phytoplankton