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Just a few minutes from campus, where Crane Creek meets the Indian River Lagoon near downtown Melbourne, the Ralph S. Evinrude Marine Operations Center houses small outboard-powered craft and medium-sized workboats. These vessels are available to graduate students and faculty for teaching and research use in the freshwater tributaries and the Indian River Lagoon. Coastal and oceanographic research and teaching is conducted through strategic partnerships with research vessels in Ft. Pierce, Tampa, Savannah, GA and the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School.


Vero Beach Marine Lab