Research Service Fees

Research service fees* are structured for members and non-members.

Members:

  • Faculty with regular appointments at member universities (UVIC, UBC, SFU, UCalgary, UAlberta).
  • Postdocs and Research Associates with appointments at member universities.
  • Students registered at a member university .

Non-members:

  • Everyone else. Adjunct Professors and Researchers with temporary appointments at a member university are considered non-members.
Research ServicesDayWeekMonthOther
Per Individual - Non Lab 13.0075.00174.00
Per Individual - Lab 21.00122.00289.75
Per Additional Tech. Assistant 7.5048.75110.00
6 months / Individual with Lab 1244.75
Annual / Individual with Lab 1736.50
Research ServicesDesriptionRates
Confocal MicroscopeFamiliarization (~5 hrs)no charge
Laser log time $17.75/hr
Epifluorescence log time$9.00/hr
Flume Deck Space$58.25/day
Flume Stream Familiarization (2 hrs)no charge
First 10 hrs logged time$17.75/hr
*Log time (after 10 hrs)$21.00/hr
Flume PIV Log time after 2 hrs. $12.00/hr
Holding Facilities (Tank space) 0.65/m2
ARC/Technical time (per hour) $25.00/hr
Collection Fees Alta (2 hrs min)$250.00/hr
*Extended use can be negotiated
Scientific Diving
BMSC Collection Dives BMSC divers$50.00/dive + Boat fee
BMSC Dive Services BMSC diver(s) and/or researcher(s) divers$10.00/hr + Boat fee
Emergency Oxygen Training$40.00/person
Initial BMSC Diving Authorization $75.00
BMSC Authorization for Qualified Scientific Diver$25.00
*Boats & motors (gas included)
14’ boat$20.00/hr
16’ boat$25.00/hr
Raider$45.00/hr
Single engine skiff$50.00/hr
Twin engine skiff$60.00/hr
Stickleback skiff$70.00/hr
M/V ALTAcall for a quote
M/W BARKLEY STAR (including operators)call for a quote
ROV (plus BARKLEY STAR charges)call for a quote
Boat moorage$5/day; $25/wk; $75/month
Boat launching and removal$40.00 per trip
Boat Storage$70.00/yr
Boat checkout (BMSC students exempt)$30.00
*1 hr min., 1/4 hr increment thereafter
Equipment
Equipment storage$50.00/yr
Post-departure cleanup fee**variable
Research ServicesDayWeekMonthOther
Per Individual - Non Lab 19.50113.25260.75
Per Individual - Lab 31.50185.50434.25
Per Additional Tech. Assistant 10.5073.25165.25
6 months / Individual with Lab 1866.75
Annual / Individual with Lab 2605.00
Research ServicesDesriptionRates
Confocal MicroscopeFamiliarization (~5 hrs)no charge
Laser log time $23.50/hr
Epifluorescence log time$12.00/hr
Flume Deck SpaceFlume deck space$69.75/day
Flume StreamFamiliarization (2 hrs)no charge
First 10 hrs logged time$26.25/hr
*Log time (after 10 hrs)$31.50/hr
Flume PIV Log time after 2 hrs. $17.75/hr
Holding Facilities (Tank space) 0.70/m2
ARC/Technical time (per hour) $25.00/hr
Collection Fees Alta (2 hrs min)$250.00/hr
*Extended use can be negotiated
Scientific Diving
BMSC Collection Dives BMSC divers$50.00/dive + Boat fee
BMSC Dive Services BMSC diver(s) and/or researcher(s) divers$10.00/hr + Boat fee
Emergency Oxygen Training$40.00/person
Initial BMSC Diving Authorization $75.00
BMSC Authorization for Qualified Scientific Diver$25.00
*Boats & motors (gas included)
14’ boat$25.00/hr
16’ boat$30.00/hr
Raider$50.00/hr
Single engine skiff$55.00/hr
Twin engine skiff$65.00/hr
Stickleback skiff$75.00/hr
M/V ALTAcall for a quote
M/W BARKLEY STAR (including operators)call for a quote
ROV (plus BARKLEY STAR charges)call for a quote
Boat mooragecall for a quote
Boat launching and removal$5/day; $25/wk; $75/month
Boat Storage$40.00 per trip
Boat checkout (BMSC students exempt)$75.00/yr
*1 hr min., 1/4 hr increment thereafter$30.00
Equipment
Equipment storage$50.00/yr
Post-departure cleanup fee**variable

*All the rates are in Canadian dollars and are subjected to GST. All rates are subject to change.

**Post-departure cleanup fees will be invoiced to Researchers based on staffing and time required. To avoid being charged cleanup fees, Researchers are encouraged to make sure research areas, and research and personal equipment are cleaned and stored prior to departure.