The George Knox Research building includes a large general research laboratory, a smaller workroom and tank rooms as well as a large covered general working area.
The laboratory has a high quality seawater system suitable for aquaculture research. Three temperature controlled rooms (10, 15 and 20 degrees C) are available.
A computer network and dedicated (broadband) connection to the UC campus at Ilam ensures users can use the standard programmes, email and internet.
The Kaikoura field station maintains a comprehensive reference collection of marine specimen (including marine algae).
- Index to the Edward Percival field station Collected Marine Reprints 1951-1998.
- A bibliography of scientific publications of the Kaikoura region.
- Research annual reports
Boating and Diving
University of Canterbury departmental boats can be parked/stored at the field station.
The Teaching (Edward Percival) building accommodates up to 32 people in seven bunkrooms (2,2,2,4,4,8,10).
Spacious, fully equipped kitchen facilities cater for up to thirty two people.
The large common-room doubles as a seminar room equipped with screen & white board. There is no dataprojector at the field station.
The teaching laboratory provides desk space, with basic laboratory equipment provided.
Fresh running seawater is available in numerous tanks and aquaria.
The library is adjacent to the laboratory and provides a wide range of text books and literature relating to the natural history of the Kaikoura region.
UCwireless is available throughout the building.