West Coast Van Pool

UNOLS Shared-Use Lab Van

The WCVP was developed to support oceanographic research vessels of the UNOLS organization. This support is defined as providing portable laboratory meeting specific guidelines, which enable these labs to be used on all of the UNOLS vessels. There are two pools, one located on the west coast, one on the east coast. Funding for operating these two pools comes mainly from the National Science Foundation.

Types Of Portable Laboratories

How to Schedule a Support Van

Determine if you will use the UNOLS West Coast Van Pool or the UNOLS East Coast Van Pool. If you will use the UNOLS East Coast Van Pool use this link UNOLS East Coast Van Pool. To schedule a lab from the West Coast Van Pool, contact the Marine Superintendent.