The AIMS@JCU ‘Aquashed’ was completed in February 2006. Located within the Marine and Aquaculture Research Facilities Unit (MARFU) at JCU, the Aquashed was originally fitted-out with equipment ready for student experiments, providing over 350m2 of usable space. It saw the transformation of an old ‘green house’ with new power connection, water and waste-water collection, and provision of cool, dry work areas.
As with the CEF, the Aquashed established foundational infrastructure which is currently undergoing further development to meet future needs. It will shortly contain a range of independent and fully-recirculated systems, including:
If you are interested in using any of the facilities at the MARFU, please read the Researcher / User Protocols, the Disease Prevention and Treatment Protocols and the After hours “call-out” explanation, before completing the The Aquarium Complex Researchers “Application for Use” Form.
information and images provided by Ben Lawes