Centres & Labs
Canada’s largest university aquatic research facility, the Aquatron is on Dal’s main campus near the best marine experts and library in the country.
|Opened||September 20, 1974|
|Dedicated research space||~ 50,000 sq ft|
|Pool Tank||Volume: 680,000 L Diameter: 15.25 m Depth: 3.91 m|
|Tower Tank||Volume: 117,100 L Diameter: 3.66 m Depth: 10.46 m|
|Heat exchangers||21 (heating and cooling)|
|Maximum seawater||3,500 L/min|
CERC Chairholder Doug Wallace's research group in ocean science and technology at Dal.
LRF Extreme Marine Events
Jinyu Sheng is the Lloyd's Register Foundation Chair in Modeling and Prediction of Marine Environmental Extremes. The LRF Global Network to Improve Prediction of Extreme Marine Events brings together researchers in Oceanography and Climate Physics from Canada, Australia, the UK and Brazil to improve predictions of extreme marine events.
CEOTR Phytoplankton Lab
The Centre for Environmental Observation, Technology, and Research is involved in multiple research programs involving ocean monitoring and phytoplankton.