About us

Örskärs fyr, norr om Gräsö i norra Uppland

Science and communication for the Baltic Sea

The Stockholm University Baltic Sea Centre consists of a unique combination of experts and communicators who collaborate with a wide network of marine scientists to improve knowledge about the Baltic Sea and help society handle its marine environmental problems. We are a link between science and management, and synthesise and distribute scientific results to the right audience in society.

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

Stockholm University Baltic Sea Centre:

  • carry out vital research and environmental analysis to support management
  • collect useful knowledge and communicate it to the right place in society
  • strengthen and highlight marine research and education at the entire university
  • provide infrastructure for marine research and education

Our latest news

  • Comments on new Chemical Strategy 2020-10-16 The new Chemical Strategy has just been presented. Researchers, policy experts and communicators have joined forces to communicate the relevant science from Stockholm University.
  • EU consultation replies from the Baltic Sea Centre, Stockholm University 2020-10-15 Read the Baltic Sea Centre's comments and replies on recent European Commission consultations.
  • Jonas Hentati-Sundberg Guillemots of the Baltic: Linking the seabed and the sky 2020-09-23 On the island of Stora Karlsö up to 100 000 seabirds nest. In a new study a group of curious young researchers from three different universities show how guillemots fuel northern Europe's largest colony of house martins.
  • New Baltic Sea foundation launched 2020-09-09 The foundation will conduct large-scale environmental projects that can contribute to a healthier Baltic Sea by measures built on applied science.
  • Storspigg (Gasterosteus aculeatus) Foto: Joakim Hansen/Azote A spatial regime shift 2020-08-27 The three-spined stickleback have gradually taken over large parts of the Baltic Sea’s coastal ecosystem, a new scientific study shows. This has caused a shift from predator to prey dominance.
  • New review of sources and pathways for hazardous substances in the Baltic Sea 2020-08-24 The Baltic Sea countries are cooperating to limit discharges of hazardous substances into the sea. Many measures implemented over time have reduced the levels of certain pollutants in the Baltic Sea, but in several cases the levels are still exceeding toxicity thresholds defining a healthy sea.

Stockholm University Baltic Sea Centre

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

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