The Marine Operations Facility operates a marine shop outfitted with tools and equipment available for the fabrication, repair, and maintenance of marine engines, laboratory equipment, oceanographic instruments and sampling gear.
The shop is equipped with a mill, lathe, wood and metal band saws, belt sander and a drill press. There is also a complete welding shop with, gas, arc and tig welding equipment.
The developmental technician is on hand to perform boat and engine repairs and assist those using the shop. Under the supervision of the technician, the shop is open to the UCSB research community.