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Marine Sciences Division


This is a 720 ft2 greenhouse with an automated roof and side venting so that researchers can work under natural lighting with controlled thermal conditions. The greenhouse is plumbed for salt or freshwater supply and discharges to either clean-water or treated-effluent systems. Its lighting systems can provide variable day-length conditions. Finally, its full 110/220 V electrical supply provides power to any desired research equipment.



Marine Sciences Laboratory

Research Areas

PNNL Websites



Class-100 Clean Laboratories

Trace Elemental and Chemical Speciation Analytical Capability

Mercury Analytical Laboratory

Organic Chemistry

Biotechnology Laboratories

Microalgal Research

Aquatics Research Laboratories

Hyperbaric Lab

Ice Lab

Oil Lab

Littoral Wave Tank

Biofouling/Biocorrosion Mesocosms

Climate-Simulated Aquaculture Raceway Ponds

Mineral Extraction from Seawater

Chem/Bio Isolation Laboratories

Electromagnetic Field Generators

Electronics/Optics Laboratories

Outdoor Research Platforms

Flow Tank


Experimental Littoral Mesocosms

Wetland Research Sites

Research Vessels

Lidar Buoys

Scientific Dive Team

Littoral RDT&E Center