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Field sampling

The Marine and Freshwater Research Laboratory operates a full field sampling service conducted by our team of experienced scientists and commercial qualified divers. The facility owns and maintains two vessels fully equipped with GPS and sampling equipment. Services include:

  • Water quality sampling
  • Sediment quality sampling
  • Diffusive gradients in thin films (DGT) devices , deployment and analysis
  • Biota Monitoring
  • Aquatic macrophyte monitoring of freshwater, estuarine and marine vegetation
  • Terrestrial vegetation surveys
  • Seagrass and macroalgal mapping
  • Port surveys of introduced marine pests
  • Aquatic invertebrate surveys