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A new research programme to achieve an improved understanding of the Earth system for the Baltic Sea region

Oceanography

A new international and interdisciplinary research programme, Baltic Earth, is launched. The aim of Baltic Earth is to achieve an improved understanding of the Earth system for the Baltic Sea region, focusing on physical and biogeochemical processes which interact in the atmosphere, in the sea …

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Ocean pH value decreasing

Oceanography

A research project into ocean acidification has increased knowledge about conditions in the Baltic Sea and Kattegat-Skagerrak. When the pH value falls, the whole marine ecosystem is affected.

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How does the climate in the Baltic Sea vary?

Oceanography

How has the climate in the Baltic Sea varied over the past 150 years? How will it develop up to the year 2100? A new research project will analyse how the climate in the Baltic Sea has varied since 1850 and simulate future scenarios for the Baltic Sea.

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New special issue of AMBIO: future state of the Baltic Sea marine environment

Oceanography

The research project ECOSUPPORT focused on how the marine environment in the Baltic Sea might change due to the combined impact of climate change and nutrient discharge. Some of the project’s findings are presented in the new issue of AMBIO from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

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Baltic Sea environment visualized during EU Commission forum

HydrologyOceanography

What causes eutrophication in the Baltic Sea? What are the future scenarios for the ocean? Ocean environment issues will be illustrated in a visualization dome theatre during EU Commission forum in Gdansk, October 24-26th.

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Tools for floods and coasts

HydrologyOceanographyClimate

A new EU-project develops solutions for discharge and nutrients to coastal areas across Europe. The model OPERR will provide data for monitoring and forecasts of volume flow and nutrients in European rivers.

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Baltic Sea environment visualised during World Water Week

HydrologyOceanographyClimate

What causes eutrophication in the Baltic Sea? What are the future scenarios for the ocean? Ocean environment issues was illustrated in a visualisation dome theatre during World Water Week in Stockholm, September 6-8. SMHI also took part in workshops on the theme of Water Quality.

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