Marine Field Resources

R/V Makani Aha

The Marine Science department maintains a number of additional resources in support of education and research at UH-Hilo. To reserve an item for your project, contact our Laboratory Technitian.

Dive Support

  • 18 cfm Nitrox compressor
  • large array of cylinders to support a wide range of diving activities

Research Support

  • Ford F250 Pickup truck for towing vessels
  • Seabird 19 CTD with PAR sensor
  • Plankton nets, with meshes from 35 to 500 ┬Ám
  • Niskin bottles
  • Cross drogues
  • Gravity corer (up to 1.5 m) and VanVeen grab
  • Scout ROV (remote operated vehicle) for teaching and research

Field Gear

  • Handheld water quality (YSI Pro2030)
  • Handheld pH meters
  • Turbidimeters (Hach)
  • Refractometers