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Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre (BMSC)  

The Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre (BMSC) was established in 1972 by the Western Canadian Universities Marine Sciences Society in order to provide a permanent base for marine-oriented field research and marine science education on the west coast of Canada. Situated within the traditional territory of the Huu ay aht First Nation in Barkley Sound, and adjacent the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, BMSC offers unparalleled access to a wide array of environments - including unique coastal, marine and rainforest habitats and exceptional species diversity.

With NSERC support, BMSC has developed an educational website, Science On the Leading Edge (SOLE), describing many of the science topics being investigated by NEPTUNE Canada scientists, including: