The research program in the lab is both field and bench based. Students are typically associated with one (or more) of the three research groups in the lab - Ecogastronomy, Marine Conservation, Macroecology.
Two major pieces of lab infrastructure are the vessels Sloop-Jo and Jolly-Seber.
The Sloop-Jo 20 ft LOA 2x60 HP 4 Stroke engines Open deck work boat
The Jolly-Seber (in Victoria Inner Harbour) 33 ft LOA 2x225 HP 4 Stroke engines Head, galley, fridge, heating, 1000lb davit 12" Chartplotter, 2 Kw Radome, RS 125 GPS Sensor, DSM 300 Depth Sounder (w transom mount transducer), RayMarine 215 VHF (w Morad VHF Antenna).
Dr. John P. Volpe, PhD School of Environmental Studies, University House 4 University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada V8S 2Y2 +1.250.472.4298 | jpv at uvic dot ca