Bonner Laboratory and dive facility

Equipment Type: Diving facilities

This laboratory has state-of-the-art research facilities, an aquarium and a dive facility complete with recompression chamber as well as offices and a library. During the Antarctic summer research teams from British Antarctic Survey, UK universities and international partners use the lab.

The Bonner Laboratory, opened austral summer 1996–97, with its incorporated dive facility, provides an excellent centre for the study of marine and terrestrial biology.The dive programme continues year round with divers accessing the water through holes cut in the sea ice during the winter.

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Available for use/hire by external contacts