Stockton’s Marine Field StationFor the past 15 years the Coastal Research Center (CRC) has been located on Nacote Creek in Port Republic, NJ. The CRC utilizes Stockton’s Marine Field Station (MFS), which includes the use of Stockton’s fleet of research vessels for various projects.

Nacote Creek’s location provides access to the Great Bay via the Mullica River as well as access to the other local waterways including the Bass and Wading River, Absecon Bay, and the southern Barnegat Bay waterways.