Schedule Field Research

UF/IFAS NCBS Field Research

This service is only available to internal UF/IFAS NCBS Employees. All other departments needing assistance with vessel related field research would need to submit a request form for a captained vessel.

About the Service

UF/IFAS NCBS researchers and staff must submit a request form for all field activities when utilizing station vessels, whether they are vessels with or without captains.

Field Work FAQs

Request a research Vessel

Select Vessel*
To request a reservation choose an available date and time slot from the calendar and fill in the form below.

Please note that submitting this form does not guarantee your reservation, it is a request for a time slot - we will get back to you within 24 hours to confirm your reservation or work with you to find another time that works. At that time we may also ask for more information to complete your booking.
Return Information
Return Time*
Principle Operator Information
First Name*
Last Name*
Work Phone Number*
Cell Phone Number*
Contact Email*
Group/Department/Course Name:*
Chartfield/Project #*
Trip Information
Please explain the purpose of your trip
Please check box if trailering a vessel outside of Cedar Key during your field research trip.*
Please check box if you would like to reserve a state vehicle for trailering.*
Launching From*
Research Area(s)*

Other Required Forms

Please print and complete the vessel/vehicle check list before and after field research trip.