Biological resources
Culture collections at NERC-BAS
Remote access, The Marine Biological Association (United Kingdom)
Description :

Access to marine invertebrates specimens stored in ethanol from previous missions at Rothera base (Antarctica)

Contact :
info@embrc.uk, mscl@bas.ac.uk
Ecosystem access
Coastal research vessels at SOI
On-site access, Scottish Association for Marine Science (United Kingdom)
Description :

Specialist, robust (6-m aluminium-hulled) vessel designed and equipped to capture seals. Vehicular access to ecosystems with a laboratory-owned van

Contact :
info@embrc.uk, jmcw@st-andrews.ac.uk
Experimental facilities
Mesocosms at SOI
On-site access, Scottish Association for Marine Science (United Kingdom)
Description :

Replicated mesocosm systems for medium-term incubation of bacteria, foraminifera, microphytobenthos, benthos etc.

Contact :
info@embrc.uk, jmcw@st-andrews.ac.uk
Library services at SAMS
On-site and/or remote access, Scottish Association for Marine Science (United Kingdom)
Description :

Library services

Contact :
info@embrc.uk, christine.campbell@sams.ac.uk
Biological resources
Culture collections at SAMS
On-site and/or remote access, Scottish Association for Marine Science (United Kingdom)
Description :

Culture Collection of Algae and Protozoa. More info at www.ccap.ac.uk

Expertise :

Accession and supply of cultures: expertise across the full range of curation and handling of cultures. More info at www.ccap.ac.uk

Contact :
info@embrc.uk, christine.campbell@sams.ac.uk
Ecosystem access
Sampling equipment at MBA
On-site access, Scottish Association for Marine Science (United Kingdom)
Description :

Wide range of marine instrumentation and sampling gear deployable from the research vessel

Expertise :

Dedicated ship manager, seagoing technician and crew

Contact :
info@embrc.uk, paulon@mba.ac.uk
Experimental facilities
Wet laboratories at MBA
On-site access, Scottish Association for Marine Science (United Kingdom)
Description :

Wet lab equipped for experimentation including aquaculture for climate change studies

Expertise :

Experienced aquarist with specialist knowledge particularly marine fish, elasmobranchs and cephalopods

Contact :
info@embrc.uk, paulon@mba.ac.uk
Library services at SOI
On-site access, Scottish Association for Marine Science (United Kingdom)
Description :

Library services

Contact :
info@embrc.uk, jmcw@st-andrews.ac.uk
Biological resources
Marine model organisms at MBA
On-site and/or remote access, Scottish Association for Marine Science (United Kingdom)
Description :

Wide range of marine aquaculture fish species, invertebrates, macroalgae and model organisms

Expertise :

Full technical support

Contact :
info@embrc.uk, paulon@mba.ac.uk
Ecosystem access
Sampling equipment at SAMS
On-site access, Scottish Association for Marine Science (United Kingdom)
Description :

Ship- and shore-based sampling equipment and capability

Contact :
info@embrc.uk, christine.campbell@sams.ac.uk