Request Equipment

The DTP has purchased laboratory and field equipment that is available for loan to current students throughout the rest of the year. Please see the list of available equipment below and complete the form at the bottom of the page to request to borrow equipment. You will receive an email from the DTP admin team either rejecting or approving your request; if approved this email will include instructions for when to come to the DTP office to collect the item(s).

Available equipment

Item Description No. available
AA Batteries (Rechargeable)

Rechargeable AA batteries.

36
Amphibians and Reptiles of California

Book – “Field Guide to Amphibians and Reptiles of California” by Robbert Stebbins and Samuel McGinnins.

1
Binoculars

Olympus binoculars 8 x 40 DPS I

1
Camera Trap

Reconyx Camera Trap. Includes lock and case. Requires 12 x AA batteries.

2
Cover slips

22 x 22mm

100
Duct Tape

Roll of duct tape, grey.

1
Enamel paints

Various colours

12
Endoscopic Camera

Digital endoscopic camera with 3.5″ detachable monitor and LED torch. Requires 4 x AA batteries, 1 x SD card.

1
Flagging tape

Roll of green flagging tape

1
Gardening Gloves

Pair of gardening gloves

4
Hand lens

Hand lens 10 x 21mm

5
Large Baster / Pipette

A large wide-tipped pipette or baster.

5
Large forceps / tweezers

Large forceps / tweezers with a curved tip.

2
Microscope Slides

1/2 gross premium beveled edge

200
Orchid Bees of Tropical America

Book – “Orchid Bees of Tropical America, biology and field guide” by David Roubik and Paul Hanson, in Spanish (with English translations).

1
Permanent marker

Fine point permanent marker (Sharpie)

15
pH Indicator Paper

mQuant pH-indicator strips (non-bleeding)

80
Plastic tupperware tub

Plastic tupperware tub

5
Small forceps / tweezers

Small forceps / tweezers with blunt tips.

6
Small pipettes

Eye-dropper pipettes

3
Tropical Plants of Costa Rica

Book – “Tropical Plants of Costa Rica, a guide to native and exotic flora” by Willow Zuchowski.

1
UV Torch

UV torch. Requires 6 AA batteries.

1
Zoom H1 recorder

Zoom H1 audio recorder with accessory pack including windscreen, tripod stand, mic clip adaptor, padded case.

1
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