From SoMAS’ fleet of well-equipped research vessels to the most up-to-date facilities for weather analysis, forecasting, and research, SoMAS has outstanding infrastructure to support both field and laboratory work. SoMAS’ facilities at the Stony Brook and Stony Brook Southampton campuses provide SoMAS students with convenient access to the diverse environments of the New York region.
- Southampton Marine Station
- Flax Pond Marine Laboratory
- Nano-RAMAN Molecular Imaging Laboratory
- Marine Animal Disease Laboratory
- Trace Element Laboratory
- Trace Organic Chemical Mass Spectrometry Laboratory
- Trace Gas Analysis Laboratory
- Geospatial Center
- Center for Clean Water Technology
- Research Vessels
- Vessel/Boat Charters — Educational Field Trips
- Instrument Laboratory (eShop)
- MASIC Library
- Weather Stations
- Meteorogical and Atmospheric Chemistry Facilities at ITPA
- The Boathouse
SoMAS Facility Managers
For general questions related to the facilities of SoMAS on the South Campus of Stony Brook University (Boat House, Challenger, Dana, Discovery, and Endeavour Halls), please contact
Discovery Hall 141
Stony Brook, NY 11794-5000
The Boat House
Southampton Marine Science Center
For general questions related to the Flax Pond Marine Laboratory, please contact
15 Shore Drive
Old Field, NY 11733
Flax Pond Marine Lab
News articles related to SoMAS facilities are listed below:
In September, we celebrated the first anniversary of Ms. Tanya Zaliznyak joining the SoMAS staff and taking the helm at NARMIL. Her first year has been filled with exciting accomplishments demonstrating that this facility is reaching its scientific potential. We’d...
Great crowds attended the second annual SUBMERGE festival at Hudson River Park’s Pier 26. The event was hosted by Hudson River Park and the New York Hall of Science and SoMAS was there to participate! Over 6000 people were in attendance! David Bowman, Jason...
For several years now, SUNY has had a partnership with the University of the West Indies (UWI) to further collaborative research and instruction by teams of faculty members from both institutions. As part of that collaboration Dr. Brad Peterson (SUNY) and Dayne Buddo...
Over the summer, Steve Abrams at the Flax Pond Marine Laboratory hosted the Padilla and Grella lab. The full album of pictures, taken by Rebecca Grella, is available on her website: http://www.rebeccagrellaphotography.com/Summer-Science-Institute/n-N9h3hn/i-LRHTCLM...
SoMAS is proud to announce that Emily Markowitz has been awarded the 2016 Undergraduate Recognition William J. Sullivan Award, the most prestigious service award Stony Brook presents to a graduating senior for academic accomplishments that go beyond the classroom...
HyCRISTAL: Integrating Hydro-Climate Science into Policy Decisions for Climate-Resilient Infrastructure and Livelihoods in East Africa
LOCATION: Lake Victoria Basin, East Africa SoMAS Members Involved: Kamazima Lwiza and Thomas Wilson HyCRISTAL Project HyCRISTAL is one of five projects in the Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) program working with partners to conduct research for decision-making on a...
From Going Deep: Novel Microscopy Helps Researchers Examine the Ocean Like Never Before on SBU Happenings There are about one million bacteria, thousands of species and untold genetic diversity in just one drop of seawater. This amazing fact and the powerful roles...
In the Fall of 2015, Emily Markowitz was a senior graduating with a major Marine Sciences with minors in Coastal Environmental Science, Geospatial Science and Theatre. She was accepted into the Accelerated BS/MS degree program with Dr. Janet Nye in her Fisheries...
From Sarah McTague ’18 Joined a Club, Made a Journey by Glenn Jochum on SBU Happenings Joining one of the more than 400 student clubs or organizations at Stony Brook can lead to unexpected journeys. For Sarah McTague ’18, membership in the marine science club sent her...
On Friday, July 11th the Stony Brook Foundation will be hosting a cocktail reception at the picturesque Marine Sciences Center located at the Stony Brook University’s Southampton campus. The event is to raise funds as well as public awareness toward the many problems facing Shinnecock Bay and what Stony Brook University scientists are doing to combat them.