Inauguration at Kolskjulet, Kastellholmen, on October 5th

The event is aimed at employees at Stockholm university and invited guests. Registration is required (before 20/9).

If you are registered but want to make sure to go on board the ship, please be at the event at 13:00.  

Ways to use R/V Electra
in oceanography, geology and ecology


13:00 Welcome! Tina Elfwing and Christoph Humborg, Baltic Sea Centre

13:15-14:45 Research lectures (see below) and round tours on deck in scheduled groups.

15:00 Inauguration ceremony with Stockholm University's vice chancellor Astrid Söderbergh Widding and representatives from the Erling-Persson family foundation.

15:15 Mingle and opportunity to go on board Briggen Tre Kronor and see the exhibition "Etta med kök" about chemicals in our homes.

Map to Kolskjulet, Kastellholmen

Lectures (mostly held in Swedish)

  • R/V Electra: Ny teknik, nya samarbeten, ny forskning och nya möjligheter 
    Martin Jakobsson, Institutionen för Geologiska vetenskaper, Stockholms universitet
  • Vilken fysisk oceanografi kan vi utföra med nya fartyget?
    Jonas Nycander, Meteorologiska institutionen, Stockholms universitet
  • Seafloor evidence for collapse of the southern Scandinavian Ice Sheet
    Sarah Greenwood, Institutionen för Geologiska vetenskaper, Stockholms universitet
  • Havbottnarnas ekosystemfunktioner: från småskaliga experiment till storskalig förståelse
    Alf Norkko, Tvärminne Zoologiska station, Helsingfors universitet

Short film of R/V Electra af Askö at sea: