Benthic Ecology

Lab Facilities

Indoor Microcosms
The indoor microcosm facility consists of 8 fiberglass tanks (2m x 0.5m x 0.2m) with running filtered seawater, artificial lighting, and temperature available for coral and macroalgae research.

Indoor microcosm tanks used for coral experiments

Outdoor Mesocosm
The outdoor mesocosm facility consists of 12 fiberglass tanks (4m x 2m x 1m) with running seawater. These tanks are available for coral, seagrass, macroalgae, and fish research

Outdoor mesocosm tanks used for seagrass experiments