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Stockholm University Baltic Sea Centre

Research, communication and infrastructure

At Stockholm University, successful marine research and education has been conducted for over five decades. World leading research about the Baltic Sea, as well as high-level science about other marine areas such as the tropical seas and the artic regions, originates from Stockholm University.

Stockholm University Baltic Sea Centre's mission is to strengthen and illuminate this significant marine activity that involves over ten different Departments at the University. We are a combination of experts and communicators who collaborate with a wide network of marine scientists to improve the knowledge about the Baltic Sea and help society handle its marine environmental problems.

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Plankton measurements reveal the Baltic Sea’s contaminant levels

To ensure that results from contaminant monitoring are interpreted correctly, a long-term perspective and measurements of both plankton and benthic organisms are required. This according to a new study.

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Echo sounders track hypoxia in the Baltic Sea

It is possible to trace oxygen depleted zones in the Baltic Sea with acoustic methods. This, according to a new study. The scientists suggest the method to be an important complement to existing marine monitoring programs.

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Fishing ban required to save the European eel

If the endangered European eel population is to recover there is an urgent need for a fishing ban, increased environmental monitoring and fewer obstacles to migration. This is concluded by the researchers at Baltic Sea Centre in a new Policy Brief.

Chemicals and hazardous substances accumulates in our seas. Photo: Tomas Järnetun/ Azote

Baltic Breakfast on the new EU Chemicals Strategy

A Baltic Breakfast webinar where chemical experts from Stockholm University and The Royal Institute of Technology gave their views on the recently presented EU Chemicals Strategy.

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Stockholm University Baltic Sea Centre

Phone: +46-8-16 37 18
E-mail: ostersjocentrum@su.se

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