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Peter Bruce och poster.

Communicating science through images

One skill many scientists nowadays lack is how to communicate their science with pictures. PhD student Peter Bruce therefore went on a course to learn how to convey the core messages of his science.

Aborre med strömming i munnen. Fotograf: Ul Bergström, SLU

Large predatory fish maintain healthy waters

A new study shows that large predatory fish are important for the functioning of ecosystems and that it is possible to counteract negative effects of eutrophication by strengthening stocks of predatory fish.

Picture 2. Oxygen measurements being done back at the lab; each plastic beaker contains a sample of

How many calories does a Baltic Sea bay consume every day?!

Every year Stockholm University’s Marine Biology summer course spends more than a month in the field, studying marine life on both the east and west coast of Sweden. The course has just returned from the island of Askö, 100 km south of Stockholm in the Baltic Sea.

Kristina Bolinder.

Photo competition: Nature images from field work

As a researcher, you have the opportunity to view nature and see the most spectacular wild life when investigating ecology, environment and plant science.

Benny Willman

Exchanging ideas for forest management under climate change

How can forest management and conservation adapt to climate changes? This was discussed by researchers from DEEP on a one-day-excursion together with members from the forest company Sveaskog.

Biological Oceanography of the Baltic Sea

New book: "Biological Oceanography of the Baltic Sea"

Students and researchers can now get a comprehensive overview of the Baltic Sea ecosystem in a single book. – Together we have made a concerted effort to produce a book we wished existed when we were students ourselves, says Professor Pauline Snoeijs-Leijonmalm at the Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences (DEEP), editor-in-chief of the book.

Researchers at DEEP in Chernobyl

What’s going on in Chernobyl?!

Researchers at DEEP have been visiting the still radioactive area around Chernobyl. What is actually happening in this interesting area of pollution and wilderness?

Lab work at DEEP

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