Queen's University Biological Station


Biological Station


Biological Station

site header

Equipment Available

Boats (all motorboats require Pleasure Craft Operator Card)

    Jon Boat - flat-bottom, small 13'
    Jon Boat - flat-bottom, large 15' (4)
    Utility - deep hull, 14' (2)
    Canoe - standard, 15' aluminium, double end
    Canoe - freighter, 17' aluminium, square stern (2)
    Pontoon Boats - 24', 25 hp 4-stroke outboard - DMH I, DMH II (requires special license to operate)


    8 hp 2-stroke outboard
    9.9 hp 4-stroke outboards (2)
    9.9 hp 2-stroke outboard

Global Positioning System and Geographic Information System Equipment

    Trimble TSC1 datalogger connected to a ProXRS satellite and RTCM reciever
    Two GeoExplorer II small GPS hand units
    Two-antenna backpack unit with an MC-V datalogger and ProXL and ProBeacon antennae and receivers

Optical Equipment

    10 dissecting microscopes – single head
    1 dissecting microscope – teaching head
    2 compound microscopes
    1 dissecting microscope with digital camera
    1 compound microscope with digital camera
    overhead projectors (2)
    data projector
    projector screens in classrooms and conference rooms