About the Research vessel
Used by staff and students for a range of fieldwork and research, R.V. Callista, is a 19.75m catamaran designed and equipped for a range of coastal and shelf research.
It's based at National Oceanography Centre (NOCS) and is available to staff and students in the School of Ocean and Earth Science.
The purpose-built boat is designed to carry out a variety of work including:
- deployment of scientific equipment
- collection of biological, chemical and sediment samples
- diving operations
- educational visits by external groups including schools, colleges and universities