The Aquarius Reef Base, according to their website, is the world's only underwater research station and:

"...is located in a sand patch adjacent to deep coral reefs in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, at a depth of 63 feet. The laboratory is attached to a baseplate that positions the underwater habitat (underwater laboratories are also called habitats) about 13 feet off the bottom. This means that the working depth of those inside the laboratory is about 50 feet deep. Located inside the 81–ton, 43 x 20 x 16.5–foot underwater laboratory are all the comforts of home: six bunks, a shower and toilet, instant hot water, a microwave, trash compactor, and a refrigerator even air conditioning and computers linked back to shore by wireless telemetry! “

Their website is really outstanding. They have several live streaming cameras following their missions throughout the day, so you can watch as the aquanauts go about their business beneath the waves. You can also ask them questions, learn about coral reefs, and even download lesson plans for classroom study. If you miss something important, you can often replay it, like this recent night dive they've got posted on YouTube.

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