Thank you for helping us support the mission of MCERC: to have programs that enrich science, education, and the careers of participants across the globe.

  • Scholarship funding for marine biology students
  • Frequent flyer miles to be used as student scholarships
  • Research vessel: goal is for a 33’ Panga boat with a bimini top and two outboard Yamaha 150 motors or similar small vessel fit for research
  • Vessel safety gear- including the following
  • Life jackets – Mustang working collars and type 1 vests
  • Signal beacon
  • GPS unit for vessel
  • Depth finder
  • First aid kit
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Throwable flotation devices
  • Marine radio
  • Boat trailer
  • Rain gear for students and interns
  • DSLR camera gear for teaching
  • iPads for viewing photography in the field
  • Digital memory cards (SD cards, compact flash cards)
  • External hard drives for data storage
  • Large coolers for transporting and storing gear
  • Snorkeling gear
  • Small GPS units (marine) for data collection during near-shore courses
  • Trailer: enclosed and suitable for storage and transporting research and program gear.
  • Funding for boat, vehicle, and plane fuel

MCERC is hopeful we will be able to purchase a large education and research facility. It is our goal to offer affordable office and laboratory space to graduate students and senior investigators in a common facility. Sleeping space and classroom space will aid in maintaining low cost programming where course participants and interns will not have to seek out their own accommodations and transportation.