KML Rates, Forms, and Information

Below is a list of the most current KML forms, arranged by category. PDF’s can be opened, filled out, and saved using the free Acrobat reader available here.

Email completed forms to the Operations Manager, Lisa Tipsword

KML Rates – Updated January 2023
Helpful Information
Facilities Use Request Form (FURF) 
  • This form is necessary for all KML access and activities
  • Please call first to determine availability
  • FURF Group List (PDF) – please use to list names of all members in your group
Required Forms to Submit for KML Access
Seawater Use Request Form (SURF) – Fillable PDF
  • Must be submitted to reserve space in any KML Seawater System
  • Call to discuss availability of SW tables with KML staff
  • See KML Seawater Rate Sheet above
  • Please review Seawater Use Guidelines prior to arrival
  • Please provide all necessary Permits and IACUC approvals
Boat Trips & Snorkeling at KML
AAUS Scientific Dive Reciprocity at KML

Please submit all forms to KML DSO for review and approval at least 14 business days prior to dive mission.

Required Forms:

Helpful Information
Sampling and Specimen Collections at KML

Please remember that KML is within the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary and adjacent to the Everglades National Park. You are responsible for providing all necessary permits, special activities licenses, and/or IACUC approvals for all education, research, and specimen collecting. Please discuss all sampling and collection with KML staff.

IACUC Protocols for verterbrate research and education projects:

Required documents, please submit as PDF’s to KML staff.

  • Approved IACUC Protocol from your home institution
  • Final Letter of Approval for your proposed project (from your home institution)
  • All associated Permits for your work
  • KML IACUC Memorandum of Understanding to be filled out by your institutional IACUC rep

These plans must be received 45 business days prior to your arrival to allow adequate time for our review process. Please see our Permitting and IACUC Information page regarding Permitting or IACUC procedures.  

Self-Captained Vessels for Research Activities

Please call to discuss necessary qualifications, planned activites, and availability of vessels.