Instrument Laboratory – eShop
The Ocean Instrument Laboratory provides engineering, technical, and logistic support for scientific and oceanographic research. While our primary clients are research groups at SoMAS, we also serve external clients located around the USA and internationally.
Scope of Services
The EShop provides a wide variety of services in support of both laboratory and field research:
- Budget and Proposal Assistance
- Instrument and Systems Design
- Equipment Repair
- Field Equipment Rental
- Field Operations Support
- Calibration and Analysis Services
- Seawolf CTD Support
- Flax Pond Support
- Teaching Laboratory
- Education and Public Outreach
For more information, contact:
Alex Sneddon – Instrument Technician
Office: Discovery 111
Earthstock, the Stony Brook University annual celebration of Earth Day, has been an annual tradition for years. This year, in honor of our 50th Anniversary, SoMAS had a very significant presence at the event. On Monday April 17th, New York State Assemblyman Steve...
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...
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...
STONY BROOK, N.Y., October 10, 2014 -Stony Brook University will host its second TEDxSBU event on Nov. 14, 2014, from 9:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. in the Charles B. Wang Center Theater. The theme of this year’s event is “Connect the Dots,” and will feature 16 speakers and...
In late July 2013, the RV Seawolf escorted Chris Morelli & Tad Eaton from "Storage Wars: New York" in Port Jefferson Harbor to conduct an experiment with a water sampler they found in a storage locker. Instrument Engineer Tom Wilson helped them test the...
Instrument Engineer Tom Wilson, along with assistants Greg Smith and Alex Sneddon, head to the roof of the Health Sciences Center to inspect the location for the weather station and webcam to be installed. Photos by Mark Lang
The Great South Bay Buoy #1 was damaged by another vessel. Instrument Engineer Tom Wilson and his assistant Greg Smith worked with Dr. Charles Flagg to bring the buoy in and survey the damage.
SoMAS Begins Investigation of Water Quality Issues in the “Western Bays” of the South Shore Estuary Reserve
The South Shore Estuary Reserve comprises the string of shallow bays, and their watersheds, found along Long Island’s South Shore, from Hempstead Bay on the west to Shinnecock Bay on the east. Within the Reserve, the Western Bays subregion includes Hempstead Bay,...
Sound Science A Ferry-based Data Observation System On September 29, 2003, the Marine Sciences Research Center unveiled its newest environmental monitoring system at a gala event on board the ferry boat P.T. BARNUM. The BARNUM sailed under clear skies at 1730 from...