Archipelago Research Institute - Finland

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Basic Information
Site Name
Archipelago Research Institute
Short name
Seili LTER
Country
Finland
Site Manager
Keywords
Baltic Sea
brackish water
climate change
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.
Last modified
2019-12-05 09:12:55
General Characteristics, Purpose, History
Site Status
abandoned/inactive
Year Established
1964
Purpose
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.
Geographic
Size
160.00ha
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