Br. Alfred Shields FSC Marine Station
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The Br. Alfred Shields FSC Marine Station, formerly the DLSU Marine Biological Station, is an academic facility of the College of Science intended to further class field activities, research and extension activities in coastal areas. Located on a one-hectare parcel of land in Sitio Matuod, Barangay Binubusan in the town of Lian, Batangas, the Shileds Marine Station is a four-hour drive from the Taft Campus. The Marine Station has the following basic laboratory and field research equipment and facilities: a dry laboratory; a reference collection of corals and seaweeds; computers and various communication and video equipment; a small outrigger boat, SCUBA diving gear, tanks and a compressor; basic housing facilities for faculty and students, including a small kitchen and two 10-bed dormitory rooms, freshwater supply from a deep well; and a generator for emergency power.
The Marine Station is one of the component units of the Br. Alfred Shields Ocean Research Center (or ShORe Center).