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   Marine facilities and labs

Accommodations

   Vessels and boats Library and databases

   Office space

IT and computers

   Teaching facilities

Diving at TMBL
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Marine facilities and labs

TMBL has been recently renovated and extended with a broad array of modern facilities. See more ...


Vessels and boats

The laboratory operates three vessels for coastal investigations, and ten smaller boats powered by outboards. There are also three ROVs, Remotely Operated Vehicles, for documentation and sampling in deep environments.

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R/V Nereus is 16 meters long and is certified for 50 passengers. The ship has comprehensive equipment for bottom and mid-water sampling, including winches with 1100 meters of wire. Nereus is equipped with various trawls and benthic sampling gear, plankton nets, water samplers, advanced electronic navigation equipment, colour echo-sounder and radar.

ROV

 

Three ROVs (Remotely operated vehicles) are equipped with cameras for documentation and sampling down to 800 m depth.

More about the ROVs at TMBL

Contact person ROVs: Tomas Lundälv

Contact person vessels and boats: Lars.Hagstrom@tmbl.gu.se

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Office space

office3 Offices at TMBL are conveniently located adjacent to the experimental facilities. They are of excellent standard and equipped with telephone and internet connection.

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Teaching facilities

The main teaching building comprises a large lecture hall for 100 people, and two smaller lecture rooms with seating for 24 and 16, and two teaching laboratories complete with microscopes that can accommodate a total of 60 students. The laboratories have excellent running sea water facilities for keeping marine organisms alive in the laboratories. There are also seminar rooms of various sizes, a small library and a computer suite for students and visitors.

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Students laboratories

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Conference facilities

Facilites comprise a lecture hall seating 100 people, and two smaller lecture rooms with seatings for 24 respectively 16 people. There are also seminar rooms of various sizes, and a small library. Two laboratories with microscopes and running sea water are also available. Integral to our excellent conference resources are the friendly and helpful atmosphere, and the beautiful natural surroundings of the lab.

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The lecture hall Lars Afzelius seminar room

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Accommodations

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Accommodations is provided are two residence buildings with a total of 80 beds. TMBL runs a restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, seating 65 guests. For those who prefer to do their own cooking, there is a kitchen available in one of the residences. The accommodation facilites also include a sauna, an assembly room with fireplace, and a small library.

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IT and computers

TMBL is part of the Internet domain at Göteborg University. Visitors can connect their computers to the Internet and have access to databases and other electronic services via the university. IT communication is also available in one of the residence buildings. For visitors who don´t bring their own laptop, there are a few computers available at the lab.

For more information contact: Lars.-Ove.Loo@tmbl.gu.se

 

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Diving

TMBL has complete scuba diving facilities with a compressor for filling tanks. Diving is allowed in research and education only with a diving permit, see contact person below. TMBL can provide visitors with snorkeling equipment and there are excellent snorkeling opportunities close to the laboratory.

More about diving at TMBL (in Swedish)

Before planning to dive at TMBL contact: Lars.Hagstrom@tmbl.gu.se

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Public facilities

The aquarium at TMBL is the most species-rich marine aquarium in Sweden. It hosts twelve tanks of various sizes, showcasing seabed environments typical of the Skagerrak and featuring local species, including cold water corals, rare species of sponges and soft corals.

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The large touch-tanks allow close contact with a number of colourful and spectacular marine animials.

More about public activities at TMBL

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Last updated 14 February 2007