Controlled Environment Facility (CEF), Cambridge, UK

Lat. 52°12'44"N, Long. 0°4'50"E

The Biological Controlled Environment Facility (CEF) provides storage for preserved Antarctic biological specimens. The Facility consists of an area containing a walk-in freezer (-25 degrees C) and cool store (+4 degrees C) and a second area containing smaller specialist freezers (-30 and -80 degrees C), incubators and growth cabinets.


CONSEC is addressing the challenge to understand the links between the biodiversity, structure and function of Southern Ocean ecosystems and the impacts of rapid environmental changes to improve scientific knowledge …