Your oceanside campus

Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre is a world-class teaching and research facility located on the outer west coast of Vancouver Island, Canada.

The Marine Centre supports diverse coastal and marine research of the highest calibre and is recognized as among the very best research and training facilities in the world.

Explore the diversity of this dynamic coastal environment, from exposed rocky shorelines, expansive sandy beaches, productive estuaries, and ancient coastal temperate rainforests.

Seminar, Tuesday July 25: “The effect of mode of larval development on the long term population dynamics of four northeastern Pacific littorinid gastropod species.” 5pm, Ross Lecture Theatre

Join us for a talk by Dr. Liz Boulding, from University of Guelph, about intertidal snail species which are ecologically similar but differ considerably in their dispersal potential, thus influencing their adaptation to predators.

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Dynamic flume testing at BMSC provides insights into marine hydrokinetic turbine blade performance

Research conducted at the Fluid Dynamics Lab at BMSC contributes to marine hydrokinetic turbine technology.

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