Aquatic Ecosystems Research Laboratory (AERL)
- 2202 Main Mall
- $10.6 million
- Sources of funds:
- Federal Canada Foundation for Innovation, Provincial BC Knowledge Development
- Architectural features:
- 4200 sq. metres. AERL incorporates
numerous sustainability features, including recycled materials, a computer-controlled
ventilation system, and extensive natural day lighting.
- Use history:
- UBC Fisheries Centre, Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability,
Aquatic Ecosystems Science Section of the BC Ministry of the Environment,
BC Fisheries Unit, Environment Canada's Adaptations and Impact Research
Dept., BC Aboriginal Fisheries Commission.
- It features a state-of-the-art Immersion Laboratory that simulates real-time
underwater and coastal habitats.
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