aerial view of DMC waterfront

The Darling Marine Center is a full-service marine field station. Our facility includes two flowing seawater laboratories with resident and visitor lab spaces, and state-of-the-art instrumentation. We have a fleet of coastal research vessels, a variety of oceanographic sampling gear, a scientific diving program, and a marine library. Housing, meal service, classrooms, and meeting space are available for researchers or for scientific and educational conferences. If you have any questions or would like to plan your visit please reach out to our Programs & Communications Manager.