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You can register your research project, request a research permit (required in Costa Rica) and make reservations through the Research Database portal.
OTS collects biotic and abiotic information about the research stations in Costa Rica. Access this information here.
OTS has an internship program at our three research stations in Costa Rica: Las Cruces Research Station & Wilson Botanical Garden, La Selva Research Station and Palo Verde Research Station.
If you already have ongoing research at OTS, access the Research Database to update information, change dates, add new information, or make reservations.
Research permits are required by the Costa Rica Ministry of the Environment and Energy (MINAE) for research conducted anywhere in the country.
OTS facilitates the process of getting your research into the field efficiently. The steps to take vary by country.