Visitor and Researcher Fees

The SML Consortium is a partnership for lab leadership and currently includes Cornell University and the University of New Hampshire. Groups directly affiliated with Cornell University or the University of New Hampshire are charged Consortium rates, all other groups fall under Non-Consortium rates.

Day trip fees are based per person. Overnight fees are based per person per night.

Non-Consortium Fees

Non-Consortium Day Trip Fees (per person) Fee

Breakfast

$16.00

Lunch/Sunday Brunch

$21.00

Dinner

$31.00

Round-trip transportation between Portsmouth, NH and Appledore Island (based upon regular boat schedule)

$67.00
Non-Consortium Overnight Fees (per person, per night) Fee

Breakfast, lunch, dinner and one overnight stay for group participant

$184.00

Breakfast, lunch, dinner & one overnight stay for group leader, faculty, Ph.D. researcher

$140.00

Breakfast, lunch, dinner & one overnight stay for grad or undergrad student

$114.00

Round-trip transportation between Portsmouth, NH and Appledore Island (based upon regular boat schedule)

$67.00
Non-Consortium Vessel Charter Rates Hourly Half-Day (4 hrs) Full-Day (8 hrs)

R/V John M. Kingsbury 

$192 $740 $1,454

R/V John B. Heiser

$230 $867 $1,760

Small vessel usage:  R/V Acipenser or R/V Storm Petrel

$102    
Small vessel usage: R/V Miss Christine (Boston Whaler) & inflatables $51    

Vessels may be chartered for: transit, tours of the Isles of Shoals (Duck, White, Smuttynose, Star Islands), while searching for seabirds, seals, and whales! Vessels conduct scientific sampling cruises and are capable of oceanographic and fishing gear deployment. When inquiring about a charter, SML staff will assist you in selecting the correct vessel for your purposes.

Consortium Fees (Cornell/UNH)

Consortium Day Trip Fees (Cornell/UNH) (per person) Fee

Breakfast

$11.00

Lunch/Sunday Brunch

$15.00

Dinner

$22.00

Round-trip transportation between Portsmouth, NH and Appledore Island (based upon regular boat schedule)

$41.00
Consortium Overnight Fees (Cornell/UNH) (per person, per night) Fee

Breakfast, lunch, dinner and one overnight stay for group leader, faculty, Ph.D. researcher

$92.00

Breakfast, lunch, dinner & one overnight stay for graduate or undergrad student.

$51.00

Breakfast, lunch, dinner & one overnight stay with 10 volunteer hours work/week for grad/undergrad researcher.

$36.00

Round-trip transportation between Portsmouth, NH and Appledore Island (based upon regular boat schedule)

$41.00
Consortium Vessel Charter Rates Hourly Half-Day (4 hrs) Full-Day (8 hrs)

R/V John M. Kingsbury 

$115 $444 $872

R/V John B. Heiser

$138 $520 $1,056

Small vessel usage:  R/V Acipenser or R/V Storm Petrel

$102    
Small vessel usage: R/V Miss Christine (Boston Whaler) & inflatables $51    

Vessels may be chartered for: transit, tours of the Isles of Shoals (Duck, White, Smuttynose, Star Islands), while searching for seabirds, seals, and whales! Vessels conduct scientific sampling cruises and are capable of oceanographic and fishing gear deployment. When inquiring about a charter, SML staff will assist you in selecting the correct vessel for your purposes.