Askö laboratory

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An origin of Baltic Sea knowledge

A lot of the knowledge we have about the Baltic Sea is linked to the Askö Laboratory in some way. Scientists from the whole world have studied the environment here, and it is also the place where substantial parts of the Swedish marine monitoring programmes were developed. For the past 50 years the bays around the field station have taught thousands of students field-research and knowledge about the Baltic Sea environment.

Askö Day opening by the Dean

First Askö Day gathered many

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.

Contact Askö

Phone: +46-8-5537 85 80
E-mail: asko.ostersjocentrum@su.se

Adress:
Askölaboratoriet
619 92 Trosa

Research at Askö Laboratory

Östersjöns ekosystem

Still, knowledge of life beneath the surface is almost unknown compared to what we know about terrestrial environments. At our field station researchers with widely different goals gather. Many are working to improve our basic understanding of the ecology of marine habitats. Others work to specifically detect the effects of different types of human disturbances on species and ecosystems. All with the mission to fill the research gaps!