Baltic Sea experts

On this page, you can find University of Helsinki researchers, who are specialised in Baltic Sea themes.

    Ulrika Candolin

    • Behavioural ecology of coastal organisms
    • Adapting to human-induced environmental changes

    David Fewer

    • microbial genomics of cyanobacteria from the Baltic Sea and how they are adapted to nutrient limitation and the production of toxins.

    Camilla Gustafsson

    • ecology
    • seagrasses and other aquatic plants
    • marine biodiversity.

    Kari Hyytiäinen

    • blue economy
    • combatting eutrophication
    • benefits and costs of protecting the Baltic Sea
    • long term scenarios
    • integrated models and economic optimization

    Tom Jilbert

    • eutrophication
    • deoxygenation and hypoxia
    • phosphorus and nitrogen cycling
    • sediment biogeochemistry
    • pollution

    Laura Kauppi

    • benthic microfauna
    • invasive species
    • ecosystem functioning
    • environmental monitoring.

      Marie C. Nordström, Associate Professor of Coastal Ecology

      • coastal ecosystems
      • food webs
      • marine biodiversity

      Alf Norkko

      • marine ecosystems
      • marine biodiversity
      • Tvärminne research station.

      Joanna Norkko

      • ecology
      • benthic macrofauna
      • Tvärminne research station.

        Paula Vanninen

        • chemical weapons in the Baltic Sea.

        Anna Villnäs

        • ecology of benthic fauna
        • biodiversity and ecosystem functioning
        • ecosystem disturbance and recovery.