Nantucket Field Station

Research in Action

Maps & Directions

Research Facilities

A variety of equipment is available for research. At any given time, this equipment may designated for ongoing research projects. If you are interested in using NSF equipment, please contact the station director as far in advance as possible to check on availability. 

Partial Equipment List

  • Boats, dinghies, canoes
  • plankton nets
  • water sampling systems
  • vacuum pumps
  • depth finders
  • secchi disks
  • snorkeling equipment
  • life-vests
  • buoys
  • vegetation survey grids
  • well sampling equipment
  • coring equipment
  • sonicators