The University of Aberdeen's Oceanlab field research station is located in the northeast village of Newburgh on the banks of the Ythan estuary overlooking Forvie National Nature Reserve.

Oceanlab contains engineering laboratories and hanger space for the design and construction of underwater technology; a suite of environmental commercial testing facilities; and specialised laboratories for examination and sorting of preserved biological specimens, and molecular and biogeochemical analyses.

The Oceanlab Business Unit links customer contracts and test requirements to the expertise and facilities, bringing onshore proving to off shore technology. Industry aware and with a strong customer focus the Unit has undertaken Certificated Testing, Laboratory, and Fieldwork contracts for many of the world’s leading manufacturers, energy providers and consultancy companies.

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