AquaBiota conducts research on marine and freshwater issues, often from a geographical perspective. We use a wide range of both established and newly developed methods including statistical analysis and modelling. Generally we use our research expertise in the performance of all our projects – in our research as well as in our applied assignments. We have frequently acted as advisors or experts in various international contexts (EC Natura 2000, HELCOM, ASCOBANS, ICES), and also for the Swedish Environment Court. All AquaBiota’s co-workers have a university degree and a majority have a Ph.D. in various marine science disciplines.
Most of AquaBiota’s projects entail research to some degree. We have an internal system to fund our research, which means that we can participate in several research programs on the same terms as universities. Our research is partly carried out with backing from dedicated research funding sources (Formas, EU FP7, EU Bonus, the Swedish EPA’s research funding, The Research Council of Norway, etc.), but also projects funded by other programmes may have a large research component (e.g. MARMONI and SAMBAH, both funded by EU LIFE + /HaV).
AquaBiota is eager to cooperate with other Swedish or international universities and research institutes.Currently, we are participating in more than twenty international cooperation projects or applications. Our research results are regularly presented at conferences and workshops, as well as in scientific publications and reports.
In the links below there is more detailed information about the research we are conducting.
- Aquatic Ecology
- Species Distribution Modelling (SDM)
- Physical Oceanography
- Ecosystem services
- Marine Spatial Planning (MSP)
AquaBiota also has extensive experience in technical and financial administration, management and coordination of research projects. More information is available here.
- For general questions about the research: Martin Isaeus.
- For more specific questions, search either among contacts in each research area (above), or in Research and Services, Projects and Co-workers.
You will be guided to the appropriate person for your question, whoever you contact.