Archipelago Research Institute - Finland

Basic Information

Site Name: 

Archipelago Research Institute

Country (Site Location): 

Finland

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General Site Description: 

The Archipelago Research Institute (University of Turku) is a marine research station, located on the historical island of Seili in the middle region of the northern Baltic Archipelago Sea. The Institute participates in multidisciplinary research of the Baltic Sea, with a focus on the biological and geological condition the Archipelago Sea. The station was established in 1964. The site offers a variety of services for researchers, interested in e.g. environmental, evolutionary and ecological work in the archipelago, such as work spaces and laboratories equipped especially for marine research, modern field equipment, boat transportation and rental services. The site is available for use year round.

General Characteristics, Purpose, History

Site Status: 

abandoned/inactive

Year Site Established: 

1964

Size : 

160.00ha

Purpose of Site : 

Research station of the University of Turku to act as a base for long term monitoring and experimental research on the Baltic Sea and coastal regions. An educational site for tourists, field courses and school groups.

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Geographic

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Latitude: 60.238792000000
Longitude: 21.960580000000