Facilities and Services
From our internationally acclaimed research laboratory in Georgetown, SC to our 25,000 sq ft research facility in Columbia, SC; we have state-of-the-art facilities and services allowing students and researchers the ability to carry out cutting edge research in the marine & coastal sciences.
The Baruch Marine Field Laboratory is
located on the Historical Hobcaw Barony property in
Georgetown, SC. The main building
(19,872 sq ft) of the complex comprises 18 air-conditioned
research laboratories, a computer center, seminar room,
conference-dining room, archived-sample room, classroom,
site library, teaching lab, walk-in refrigerators and
freezers, large screened work areas, and running seawater
with technical and administrative support offices. An
observation deck, piers, floating docks, boat ramps and a
marsh boardwalks provide access to a variety of marine
coastal habitats. Housing for researchers and students
is available at the Kimbel Living & Learning Center.
Boats and trucks and other resources are also available. For more detailed information about
the facilities offered at the Baruch Marine Field Lab please
Facilities on the University's main campus in Columbia include the Institute's headquarters, research laboratories, a
and aquarium facility and a
video conference room.
Information Processing Lab, located in the Sumwalt building, supports research that explores the increasingly important roles that technology plays in monitoring, assessing, modeling and managing our environmental resources and associated health issues.
The Baruch Institute maintains video conferencing facilities at both the Columbia campus and the Baruch Marine Field Laboratory. These facilities allow "face-to-face" exchanges between campus and the field lab for meetings, seminars and coursework. For more information on the Video Conferencing Facility or to schedule use please click