Cold-Ocean Deep-Sea Research Facility (CDRF)

CDRF exterior view

The Cold-Ocean Deep-Sea Research Facility (CDRF) at the Ocean Sciences Centre provides researchers with access to state of the art infrastructure and equipment for the study of aquatic organisms, especially those from the cold waters of the Arctic and North Atlantic oceans.

The CDRF offers researchers unique facilities, including a local seawater line for a continuous flow-through water supply to a AQC3 certified biocontainment facility. The facility is newly equipped with histology, microscopy, deep-sea and disease challenge equipment.

Please select from the links below to see the equipment and lab space that we have available.

Those interested in conducting research at the CDRF are encouraged to contact the facility manager for more information.