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  • Foto: Bengt Ekberg/ Azote Policy Brief: Improving manure recycling in agriculture 2017-11-21 Phosphorus is a finite resource. Efficient usage and recycling are essential. Recycling human sewage can help close the phosphorus cycle, but only partially meets circular economy goals.
  • The Land-Sea Interface: a source of high-quality phytoplankton to support secondary production 2017-11-17 DEEPs professor Monika Winder just published an article, and here we find out what role brackish water and phytoplankton plays to ensure the provision of high quality food for a growing human population.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow in Baltic Sea Molecular Ecology 2017-11-16
  • Baltic clams and worms release as much greenhouse gas as 20 000 dairy cows 2017-11-10 Worms and clams enhance the release of methane up to eight times more compared to sea bottoms without animals, shows a study by scientists at Stockholm University and Cardiff University.
  • Photo: Marcus C Öhman/Azote Popular seminar about the Baltic Sea underwater soundscape 2017-10-25 The research on underwater sounds and what impacts human induced sounds have on marine ecosystems is a new and unexplored field. Yet it is an important dimension that affects the marine life.
  • Master students with a drive for a healthy ocean 2017-09-18 The ocean is facing challenges such as overfishing, acidification and habitat destruction. Meet the students taking the master course Applied Marine Conservation Ecology, wanting to do something about it.
  • Stockholm University ranked 47th in the subject “Ecology" 2017-08-22 Stockholm University was ranked 47th in the subject “Ecology” in this year's Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), known as the Shanghai ranking.
  • Fastest speciation event of a marine vertebrate, reported in the Baltic Sea 2017-07-04 In a new paper from University of Helsinki, Baltic Sea Centre and Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences the fastest event of speciation for any marine vertebrate is reported. The European flounders in the Baltic Sea exhibiting different breeding behaviors are, in fact, a species pair arising from a recent event of ecological speciation.
  • Blåstångsskogen New Ph.D. position in the FunkVeg project 2017-06-07 The FunkVeg project is currently looking for a motivated Ph.D. student for a project investigating free-living populations of the bladder wrack, Fucus vesiculosus.
  • New action plan for nature conservation efforts 2017-05-21 Today, 21 May, the European Natura 2000 Day is celebrated for the first time. But up to now the member states have not fulfilled their nature conservation efforts. The European Commission has adopted a new action plan to help them speed up the work. Researcher Sofia Wikström at Baltic Sea Centre urges the Commission to develop sustainable measures for fishing in protected areas.
  • Policy Brief: The cosmetics clean-up 2017-05-05 Hygiene products are a small but important point source for microplastics to the environment. In a Policy Brief, Baltic Eye has summarized a number of recommendations on how to limit the release of microplastics from hygiene products.
  • Apply for unique Baltic Sea field course 2017-04-28 Want to gain knowledge on Finnish aquatic ecosystems from headwaters to coastal waters of the Baltic Sea while truly enjoying the Finnish nature?
  • Apply for PhD course Climate of the Baltic Sea Region 2017-04-20 Summer PhD/master-course organized by the Baltic Earth programme, Stockholm University Baltic Sea Centre and Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research Warnemünde. This summer, the course i held at Askö 28 Aug - 4 Sept. Application deadline: 1 May
  • Policy Brief: Advanced wastewater treatment 2017-03-22 New times call for new measures. Advanced wastewater treatment can be part of meeting the challenges of society’s ongoing chemical intensification. New water treatment techniques have the potential to significantly reduce emissions of both known and unknown substances to the aquatic environment and reduce the risk of marine pollution.
  • Prestigious award for studies on effects of climate change on Baltic Sea fauna 2017-03-14 BEAM-associated researcher Agnes Karlson has been awarded a grant of 85000 SEK by the King Carl XVI Gustaf 50-year Foundation for Science, Technology and Environment for her work on a important sediment-living amphipod in the Baltic Sea and how it adapts to climate change.
  • Removal of fixed in the Baltic Sea New paper on nitrogen cycling in the sediments of the Gulf of Bothnia 2017-02-04 Funded by the recently finished Baltic Ecosystem Adaptive Management project, Stefano Bonaglia et.al., just published their new results on the fate of fixed nitrogen in marine sediments.
  • Formal end of BEAM and future handling of the strategic marine environmental research funds 2017-01-16 The BEAM program ceases at the end of 2015, and the area committee for natural sciences has now decided how future marine strategic funds will be handled.
  • Baltic Seminar on human and natural sciences for the Baltic Sea Baltic Seminar: Linking human and natural sciences 2016-12-16 The fourth Baltic Seminar focused on how to link human and natural sciences to improve the state and management of the Baltic Sea. A cooperation very much needed, all speakers agreed, and also pointed out the challenges in this task.
  • R/VElectra af Askö High-tech moss animal to help us understand the Baltic Sea 2016-10-18 At 24 metres long and packed with high-tech equipment, Stockholm University’s new research vessel R/V Electra af Askö has been carefully adapted to research in the Baltic Sea. The vessel will give researchers across an array of disciplines a more complete picture of the Baltic Sea.
  • Grow dense, make sense? Diving inventory Grow dense, make sense? 2016-10-14 A Baltic Bridge project to investigate the role of drift algae, aquatic plant density and traits for secondary production and shelter from predation.
  • The internal phosphorus load
– recycles old sins Policy Brief: The internal phosphorus load 2016-10-11 The accumulated pool of phosphorus on land receives much less attention than the pool in the Baltic Sea, despite being substantially larger and the ultimate source to the sea. Actions taken to reduce the internal load will not address the causes of eutrophication. Instead, actions must focus on improving both nutrient use efficiency in agriculture and sewage treatment.
  • Nutrient recycling in agriculture
– for a cleaner Baltic Sea Policy Brief: Nutrient recycling in agriculture 2016-10-11 Agriculture is a large source of nutrients to the Baltic Sea. Only about half of the nutrients in fertiliser and manure are converted to harvested crops. Nutrient use efficiency must improve.
  • gästprofessorn Alf Norkko Alf Norkko honoured with Royal Baltic Sea professorship 2016-09-27 It is now decided that Alf Norkko will receive the visiting professorship in Baltic Sea research which Stockholm University gave the King as a 70-year-gift. Professor Alf Norkko from the University of Helsinki is an internationally renowned scientist in the field of ecological Baltic Sea research.
  • Baltic Earth 2016 group photo Climate change in the Baltic Sea region 2016-09-08 What are the fundamental processes of the atmosphere, ocean, sea-ice and land surface that have relevance for the climate system in the Baltic Sea? During Baltic Earth's advanced weeklong summer course at Askö Laboratory, 20 students from all over the Baltic Sea learned more about that.
  • TZS benthic ecology team to investigate the metabolism of different Baltic Sea habitats The breathing seascape 2016-06-09 Funding has been granted for a new Baltic Bridge project on resolving ecosystem metabolism and habitat-function relationships across coastal habitats.
  • Many unknown chemicals in the Baltic Sea 2016-05-25 New chemicals are often not recognized in analyses of fish in the Baltic Sea, shows a study from Stockholm University. The reason is that one chooses to search for chemicals that are already known, and much of those who are already regulated by law.
  • Our professor Fredrik Wulff has passed away 2016-05-20 We have to bring you the sad news that our long-term colleague and friend Professor Fredrik Wulff passed away on May 20, 2016.
  • R/V Oceania at Askö Laboratory R/V Oceania at Askö for important satellite overpass 2016-05-16 Last week several european research groups gathered at Askö Laboratory to take part in an intercalibration workshop to secure data quality of remote sensing reflectance over the Baltic Sea.
  • Baltic Seminar on fish in human hands 2016-05-16 Our third Baltic Seminar had the focus on effects on fish: from key processes in coastal habitats to the influence by global actors. Two keynotes, Johan Eklöf (DEEP) and Henrik Österblom (SRC), gave inspirational presentations and then a panel talk with discussions ended the seminar before our customary Baltic Bar started.
  • Group photo Baltic Bridge collaboration Baltic Bridge - bridging gaps in Baltic Sea science 2016-04-21 Last week researchers from Stockholm University and the University of Helsinki met to discuss concrete collaboration on Baltic Sea research and education. This initiative is part of the strategic collaboration between the two universities. The meeting was held in perfect spring weather at beautiful Askö.
  • BNI research key in special report 2016-04-13 The new audit report on the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea region builds on research by key experts and institutions around the Baltic, including the Baltic Nest Institute.
  • ClimeFish - not a prank! 2016-04-01 Climate changes are not an April Fool’s Day prank. They are real, they are happening right now and they are threatening the sustainable growth of aquaculture and fisheries worldwide. Stockholm university Baltic Sea Centre is one of 21 partners of the Horizon 2020 funded project ClimeFish that focus on forecasting and anticipating effects of climate change on fisheries and aquaculture.
  • Regime shifts in the Northern Benguela ecosystem 2016-03-14 A new article written by BNI researcher Maciej T. Tomczak and Johanna J. Heymans from the Scottish Marine Institute explains how increased fishing and climate drivers during the last 50 years have led to regime shifts, with reorganized ecosystem structure and changes in the main demersal species.
  • Sentinel-3A – the first in the two-satellite Sentinel-3 mission – lifted off on a Rockot launcher from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia at 17:57 GMT (18:57 CET) on 16 February 2016. Photo: ESA–Stephane Corvaja, 2016 Successful launch of Sentinel-3 - the ocean satellite 2016-02-17 ESA:s third satellite within the Copernicus mission was successfully launched from Siberia on the 16th of February. A series of satellites will be carried into orbit over the coming two decades to provide a ‘bigger picture' for the environment programme.
  • Bolin centre and Baltic Sea centre workshop Bolin Centre and Baltic Sea Centre meeting 2016-02-01 30 experts from the Bolin centre for climate research and the Baltic Sea Centre met for two days in late January to discuss possible synergies, infrastructure use and on-going research.
  • Vårutflykt till solig udde i havet Changing seasonality of the Baltic Sea 2015-12-15 Summer season in the Baltic Sea starts earlier. The number of days with sea water warmer than 17°C have almost doubled over the past 30 years. The productive season has also been prolonged. These findings are based on satellite data and the results demonstrate how such indicators of seasonality can be used to detect long-term changes.
  • How will current research strengthen ecosystem-based management of our sea? 2015-12-08 LATEST RESEARCH NEWS FROM BEAM. After BEAM was prolonged through 2015 over 4 MSEK were used for projects in BEAM's sphere of interest. The funded researchers have now summarized their work.
  • BEAM Brochure Fall 2014 University Baltic Sea research in short 2015-11-24 What are the effects of brominated substances on marine wildlife? How does regulation to decrease eutrophication look in Baltic Sea countries? Why can trawling lead to toxic pollution? These are some of the issues that scientists in a large research program at Stockholm University work with.
  • Trends and Changes in the Gulf of Gdańsk Ecosystem 2015-10-30 New publication: Evaluation of Trends and Changes in the Gulf of Gdańsk Ecosystem—an Integrated Approach
  • Researcher in environmental toxins 2015-10-15 Vacancy: Researcher in Environmental Toxins with special focus on Chemical Pollution in the Baltic Sea at Stockholm University Baltic Sea Centre. Ref. No. SU FV-3180-15. Closing date: 22 November 2015.
  • Impact of climate change on the marine environment, group picture at Askö How is a changing climate linked to my Baltic Sea research? 2015-09-07 During a one-week course 16 well-renowned experts connected climate change to our most studied Baltic Sea issues, such as; biogeochemical processes, the carbon cycle and food web structures. It resulted in equipping 20 young researchers from all around the Baltic Sea with new problem-solving skills and knowledge that might help develop strategies for a sustainable Baltic Sea management.
  • Successful SWE-GER Baltic Sea course 2015-08-24 The returning international Baltic Sea course that Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research in Warnemünde, IOW, and Stockholm University jointly organize has just ended. During one week 20 Swedish and German students have learned and practised research methods for studying the Baltic Sea, from the seascape to the nearest coastal zone.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow in Baltic Sea Research 2015-08-24 Vacancy: Postdoctoral Fellow in Baltic Sea Research Ref. No. SU FV-2503-15 at Stockholm University Baltic Sea Centre. Closing date: September 20, 2015.
  • Temporal development of coastal Baltic ecosystems 2015-08-19 Coastal areas are among the most biologically productive aquatic systems worldwide, but face strong and variable anthropogenic pressures. Few studies have, however, addressed the temporal development of coastal ecosystems in an integrated context. Researchers at the Baltic Sea Centre have contributed to a newly published article (Olsson et al, 2015) on the temporal development of coastal ecosystems in the Baltic Sea over the past two decades.
  • Bojen sjösätts av Askös personal Environmental conditions at Askö measured in real-time 2015-07-07 At station B1 right outside the Askö Laboratory an automatic measuring buoy records oceanographic data in real-time. It is part of a network of similar measuring buoys along Sweden’s coast.
  • Manure management in the Baltic Sea region 2015-06-22 Baltic Eye researchers Annika Svanbäck and Michelle McCrackin hosted a workshop 8 – 9 June at Kolskjulet in Stockolm to discuss manure management practices in the Baltic Sea region.
  • New project on ecosystem services of the Baltic Sea 2015-06-11 Well-being from the Baltic Sea – applications combining natural science and economics. BalticAPP is a BONUS project that will study both the supply and demand of marine ecosystem services across the entire Baltic Sea region in a spatially and temporally detailed manner.
  • Take a stand for the Baltic Sea 2015-06-04 On the fourth of June, the two Swedish adventurers Oskar Kihlborg and Sören Kjellkvist, have scheduled to start a two weeks long paddle adventure on the Baltic Sea. By collecting microplastics while paddling they want to raise awareness about problems connected to microplastics, especially the unnecessary plastic pollution by personal care products.
  • Scientific Programmer and Data Base Manager 2015-05-27 Vacancy: Scientific Programmer and Data Base Manager with focus on Environmental Sciences at Stockholm University Baltic Sea Centre. Closing date: 30 June 2015.
  • Klotet på Askölaboratoriet Swedish Radio about oxygen depletion 2015-04-29 A recent episode of the scientific radio program SR Klotet focused on oxygen depletion on the Baltic Sea seafloor. Three of our experts contributed with their knowledge.
  • Plankton studies to understand the Baltic Sea food web Excellent marine and Baltic Sea research 2015-04-29 Stockholm University has long had a leading role in research about the Baltic Sea. A review of 10 years of published articles shows that the University is an important contributor to marine research in the Baltic, as well as globally.
  • Environmental Impacts of Catchment from Headwaters to the Sea 2015-04-01 Apply to this exceptional course about the environmental impacts on the Baltic of 5 ECTS arranged at the Helsinki Summer School between the 4th-20th of August.
  • Two postdoctoral positions in Baltic Sea Research 2015-03-05 Two postdoctoral positions in Baltic Sea Research – one at University of Helsinki and one at Stockholm University. The last one is at Stockholm University Baltic Sea Centre. Reference number SU FV-0682-15. Deadline for applications: March 30, 2015.
  • More millions from BEAM to Baltic Sea research 2015-03-05 Baltic Ecosystem Adaptive Management (BEAM) is one of the strategic research initiatives at Stockholm University. Recently BEAM was prolonged for one year and 24 new projects, all university-based and about research linked to the Baltic Sea management, were granted funding.
  • Policy Brief: Multiannual plan 2015-02-24 The cod stocks should be a top priority in the Baltic Sea says the Baltic Eye as a comment on the proposal for EU’s new multiannual management plan for Baltic cod, herring and sprat.
  • Foto: Bengt Ekberg/Azote. Postdoctoral Fellow in Spatial Marine Ecosystem Modelling 2015-02-20 Postdoctoral Fellow in Spatial Marine Ecosystem Modelling at Stockholm University Baltic Sea Centre. Reference number SU FV-0430-15. Deadline for applications: March 20, 2015.
  • Stockholm-Helsinki Baltic Sea collaboration 2015-02-04 The universities of Helsinki and Stockholm have initiated a collaboration with focus on Baltic Sea research, including researcher training and infrastructure development.
  • Bacteria in the Baltic Sea reduce acidification Bacteria in the Baltic Sea reduce acidification 2014-12-15 Alkalinity production in the Baltic Sea is much larger than previously known. Researchers at Stockholm University determined the alkalinity delivered by rivers to the Baltic Sea and concluded that there are large internal sources in the sea that generate alkalinity.
  • New ways to understand the life of the cod 2014-12-15 Halfway through the DEMO-project, scientists now study how environmental factors and food availability affect the cod and its body growth in different life stages.
  • BEAM brochure BEAM gets an extra year 2014-12-12 On December 10, BEAM arranged an open meeting to inform about the research program with emphasis on possibilities for 2015. It gathered about 35 Baltic Sea experts from various fields.
  • Askö Day opening by the Dean First Askö Day gathered many 2014-11-25 On November 20th 2014 the first Askö Day was organized with the aim to present the excellent research that is carried out at the Askö Laboratory.
  • Scientists address commissioner in open letter 2014-11-14 The scientists at Baltic eye adresses the European Environmental Commissioner Mr. Karmenu Vella in an open letter. The purpose is to highlight what measures could lead to healthier Baltic Sea based on scientific knowledge.
  • Sediment sampling in The Baltic Sea. Seafloor animals play a bigger role in nutrient cycling than expected 2014-10-22 Biogeochemical processes in Baltic Sea sediments provide essential ecosystem services, such as reducing eutrophication by removing nutrients or converting them to useful food sources for marine organisms. New research from Stockholm University shows that small animals in the sediment affect the cycling of nitrogen – an essential nutrient, much more than expected.
  • Legal frameworks for an ecosystem-based management of the Baltic Sea Are the regulations that steer Baltic Sea management ecosystem-based? 2014-10-20 Using an ecosystem approach in managing for example fisheries and eutrophication seems to be something that most Baltic Sea countries strive for, but how is that implemented in the binding laws and regulations? To illuminate that was the purpose of the conference Towards an ecosystem-based legal framework for the Baltic Sea held at Stockholm University on October 7th 2014.
  • BEAM publications 2010-2013 Science for ecosystem-based adaptive management of the Baltic Sea 2014-10-17 Since 2010 science within the strategic research programme Baltic Ecosystem Adaptive Management, BEAM, has been conducted with the common aim to support ecosystem-based management of the Baltic Sea environment. Recently 25 BEAM-researchers gathered for 1,5 day’s scientific workshop to present new results and discuss potential future developments.
  • Tärna fångar fisk A new modeling tool simulates environmental toxins in the Baltic Sea 2014-09-16 Pollution by organic contaminants and other hazardous chemical substances is one of the major stressors in the Baltic Sea. Now researchers at Stockholm University have developed a new modeling tool that can predict future distribution of organic chemicals in the Baltic Sea.
  • DEMO workshop on fisheries management and assessment Towards more ecosystem based fishery 2014-09-01 Stockholm University Baltic Sea Centre takes action in developing a more ecosystem based fishery management. During a week in late August, twenty marine scientists from most of the Baltic countries met to outline the first steps towards a future system for ecosystem based management and advice for assessing the Baltic Sea fish stock.
  • Expert meeting on fisheries management 2014-08-22 An international group of leading fish scientists will gather at the fieldstation Askö Laboratory August 25-29. It is the first in a series of workshops in the research project DEMO – DEMOnstration exercise for Integrated Ecosystem Assessment and Advice of Baltic Sea fish stocks.
  • Askö sunset What research is conducted on Askö? 2014-07-11 Even though our field station is open throughout the year, summer is high season for research in the Baltic Sea Proper and thus important for sampling, experiments and monitoring. This summary gives a good overview of the activities during peak season 2014.
  • Livet i havet studeras i fält för en ökad förståelse för ekosystemet och arterna som lever där Baltic Eye - puts the Baltic Sea on the agenda 2014-07-09 New research about the Baltic Sea is published on a regular basis and Stockholm University has long had a leading role in the field, with both comprehensive and in-depth science. So why does it take so long to solve problems connected to the Baltic Sea environment? Baltic Eye at Stockholm University's Baltic Sea Centre will provide decision makers with the knowledge about the Baltic Sea they need.
  • Cyanobacterial bloom in the Baltic Sea July 11, 2005 Cyanobacterial summer blooms progressively earlier in the Baltic Sea 2014-07-08 The cyanobacterial summer bloom in the Baltic is now almost three weeks earlier than 35 years ago, according to a study published in Biogeosciences. The blooms had been predicted to become earlier in the future, as a result of climate change, but now it appears that the future is already here.
  • Focus on the Baltic Sea in Almedalen 2014-06-26 Stockholm University Baltic Sea Centre is once again participating in the political week in Almedalen on Gotland. This year, the Baltic Sea is in focus, and we will participate at various events during 30 June - 4 July. We also welcome you to our 'Open ship' on the research vessel R/V Aurelia.
  • Researcher position in fisheries 2014-05-21 Baltic Sea Centre announces a researcher position in Fisheries with focus on Baltic Sea fisheries policy and ecosystem approach to fishery management. Reference number SU FV-1589-14. Deadline for applications: July 20, 2014.
  • 100 years of Baltic Sea changes 100 years of Baltic Sea changes 2014-04-16 Baltic Sea food web expert, Maciej T. Tomczak at the Baltic Nest Institute, was recently granted support from the ICES Science Fund for a project that will reconstruct the Baltic flounder stock biomass since 1906 up to today. The aim is to understand the collapse of the stock and explain factors influencing its dynamics.
  • Bild genom lupp som föreställer de för Östersjön vanliga cyanobakterierna nodularia och aphanizomenon. Foto: Narin Celepli. Preserving the Baltic Sea - popular scientific article based on BEAM research 2014-04-07 BEAM researchers, active within the ‘Microbial Metagenomics in the Baltic Sea’ (MiMeBS)-programme, have contributed to a popular scientific article for the 134st issue of International Innovations.
  • 10-fold increase of 'dead zones' in the Baltic Sea 2014-04-02 Baltic Nest Institute researchers and their international colleagues report that the dead zones in the Baltic Sea have increased 10-fold over the last 115 years, growing from approximately 5 000 km² in 1900 to more than 60 000 km² in recent years. The study is published 2014 in PNAS, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
  • Doctoral studentship in Sustainability Science 2014-03-31 Doctoral studentship in Sustainability Science at the Stockholm Resilience Centre. Reference number SU FV-0892-14. Deadline for applications: May 2, 2014.
  • Researcher in Agriculture-Environment Interactions 2014-03-25 Researcher in Agriculture-Environment Interactions at Stockholm University Baltic Sea Centre. Reference number SU FV-0717-14. Deadline for applications: May 10, 2014.
  • Baltic Bar - A new meetingpoint for marine researchers at the University Baltic Bar - gathered marine researchers from many Departments 2014-03-06 Stockholm University's Baltic Sea Centre invited everyone active in marine issues at Stockholm University to Baltic Bar on the 12th of February 2014. It gathered about 60 scientists from ten organisations at the University.
  • PhD student position in Applied Environmental Science 2014-01-21 The Department of Applied Environmental Science announces a PhD student position in Applied Environmental Science focusing on Risk assessment of contaminated soil and sediment
  • Retention in South Baltic river basin district, by Andrew Quin Landscape-scale effect of wetlands in reducing nutrient loads to the Baltic Sea 2013-12-06 The Baltic Sea is heavily impacted by eutrophication due to excessive nitrogen and phosphorus loading from various anthropogenic sources. Protection, restoration and creation of wetlands are often proposed as a solution, but scientists at Stockholm University now warn that the effect of wetlands on nutrient retention is undetectable at landscape-scales.
  • New estimates of the Baltic Sea biological pump 2013-12-06 Blooms of phytoplankton in the Baltic Sea leads to sedimentation of organic material. This cycling of carbon, nutrients and pollutants have huge impact on the overall Baltic system. Researchers at Stockholm University are now investigating the extent of this vertical flux in order to improve Baltic Sea models and help the marine management.
  • Aspects of law on ecosystem based management 2013-12-05 Ecosystem-based management is a word commonly used to guide the marine ecosystem- and resource management into becoming sustainable and holistic. But how does it work from a legal perspective? A group of legal scientists have been studying national laws in different Baltic Sea countries in order to understand how they adapt to the “ecosystem approach”.
  • Seven Baltic Sea Research Positions 2013-11-12 Stockholm University Baltic Sea Centre is in an expansive phase and new positions, both communicators and researchers, will be advertised the coming months. At the moment a recruiting process is under way, and no new positions are available.
  • PhD position in Marine Ecology 2013-11-01 PhD position in Marine Ecology at the Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences. Reference number SU FV-3092-13. Deadline for applications: December 6, 2013.
  • PhD student position in Marine Ecotoxicology 2013-10-23 PhD student position in Marine Ecotoxicology at the Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences. Deadline for applications: November 20, 2013.
  • Baltic Sea countries adopt the Helcom Copenhagen ministral declaration 2013-10-08 Baltic Sea countries reconfirm their commitment to the HELCOM Baltic Sea Action Plan. Baltic Nest Institute at the Stockholm University Baltic Sea centre continues to play an important role, providing the best available scientific knowledge.
  • Assessment of Baltic Sea environmental research 2013-10-01 Stockholm University Baltic Sea Centre has been requested by the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency and the Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management to produce a review identifying the current state of scientific knowledge regarding environmental research in the Baltic Sea.
  • International Baltic Sea course in Askö archipelago 2013-09-17 Outside the Askö Laboratory bay a German research vessel has anchored. Time has come for the returning high-level international Baltic Sea course that Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research in Warnemünde, IOW, and Stockholm University jointly organize.
  • Hydroacoustic equipment for University researchers 2013-09-11 A scientific hydroacoustic equipment is now available for researchers at Stockholm University. It is to be used under supervision of Sture Hansson, Department Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences.
  • Kan forskningskommunikation bidra till att rädda Östersjön? Research communication needed for the Baltic Sea 2013-07-08 Increased information regarding what research says about the state of the Baltic Sea is crucial for politicians in order to take the decisions needed to save the Baltic Sea. That was the key message at a seminar organized by the Baltic Sea Centre at Stockholm University during Almedalsveckan. See the seminar at www.su.se/play.
  • BNI in HELCOM Activity report 2013-06-13 BNI's work is explicitly mentioned in the HELCOM annual activity report for 2012.
  • University publication in PNAS 2013-05-30 Consumers mediate the effects of experimental ocean acidification and warming on primary producers
  • Scientists warns for dangerous chemical use 2013-05-27 Top scientists demand urgent European action to control hormone-affecting chemical pollutants.
  • BNI BONUS applications top ranked 2013-05-21 In February Baltic Nest Institute at the Stockholm University Baltic Sea Centre, applied for funding from the BONUS research program. The applications have now been evaluated: two of them were rated among the top, and are now invited for further negotiations.
  • Baltic Sea modeling course 2013-04-26 In March BEAM arranged a PhD course about modeling the Baltic Sea Ecosystem. 20 students and over 10 international experts were gathered at Askö Laboratory.
  • Satisfied visitors on Askö 2012 2013-04-08 According to 98% of the respondents the OVERALL preparations works smoothly. 86% gives the highest grade 1, and only one person, a new entrant, gave grade 3. This is the best score so far, and continues a steady upward trend.
  • Marine resource management - an explanation 2013-04-08 To find out we asked a long-time expert a few questions: How are marine resources managed in Sweden? What are some important decisions that have been made? What is needed in the future?
  • Saving the Baltic Sea will pay off 2013-03-14 Benefits of saving the Baltic Sea exceeds costs by 1500 million Euros annually, according to a report by the BalticSTERN Secretariat.
  • Homepage in English 2013-03-01 Welcome to the English version of the homepage for the newly established Stockholm University Baltic Sea Centre!

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