These data will be used to establish a contemporary baseline of kelp distribution, with the goal to predict kelp decline and/or recovery under future climate scenarios.
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Celebrating 50 years – The Bamfield Stories 1 & 2 – August 2022
Historical Archaeology & Coastal Archaeology is hosting an afternoon of interpretive displays. Rix Centre.
BMSC receives its first NSERC Promoscience grant, now its longest running grant, and one of its largest, enabling the famously successful Field Trip Program.
Now a focal point at the BMSC, “the Rix,” as it is lovingly called, is a striking building with scalloped roof and awe-inspiring ocean view. Overlooking Bamfield inlet, inside the Rix are an Environmental Integrity Lab with high-quality seawater; a Biotechnology Lab supporting molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry and physiology; a Digital Imaging Facility with high tech confocal laser scanning and compound microscopes, analytical equipment labs, computer lab and office space. It was a cast of champions, featuring Dr. Dick..[Read More]
The funds from the CFI grant were used to provide a Fluids Dynamics Lab, a Confocal Microscope, the research and diving vessel, the Barkley Star, and a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV), expanding the BMSC facilities to a new level for research and education.
After much discussion among the Management Council, and BMS Administration and Staff at the time, the Bamfield Marine Station was renamed to the Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre, with the goal to be inclusive of other disciplines beyond marine sciences.