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Research Center in Key Largo, FL
Staff samplingMarine Resources Development Foundation, the 43 year old
research and education organization in Key Largo, has recently expanded its
facility and capability to host marine scientists and provide them with
field support equipment and boats.
Included at our two acre facility are housing for visiting scientists,
research staff support, lab space (wet and dry), a 26 foot Twin Vee dive
boat, and sampling equipment.
Sea eye Falcon ROVA 27 foot catamaran aluminum research vessel is also
available, complete with a suite of survey equipment. On deck is a hydraulic
winch with 3000 feet of cable, side scan sonar, sub bottom profiler,
magnetometer, and a Sea Eye ROV. The boat is equipped with A-frames and
capstans fore and aft to allow for deployment of scientific equipment. The
cabin is air conditioned and set up with wi-fi. The boat can also be used as
a scientific dive platform.
For information, contact Sarah Egner at sarah.egner from mrdf.org or call
For photos and details, visit www.mrdf.org/researchsupport.html
Marine Resources Development Foundation 51 Shoreland Drive Key Largo FL