The University of Helsinki research stations (RESTAT UHEL) offer excellent logistics and support for research and teaching. With their long history the stations are able to provide long term environmental back-ground data sets from the Baltic Sea to the north of Finland. The stations have modern infrastructure to support a wide variety of research, from field studies to laboratory analyses. Accommodation and catering services make the stay at the stations easy and comfortable. RESTAT UHEL is one of the infrastructure platforms of the Helsinki Institute of Life Science (HiLIFE). In addition to the HiLIFE stations University has got a multidisciplinary Taita Research Station in Kenya and Värriö Subarctic Research Station in Eastern Lapland.
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Noteworthy donation promotes sustainability science and Baltic Sea research at the University of Helsinki
The University of Helsinki has received a donation of one million euros, enabling new openings in both sustainability science and Baltic Sea...
Swedish research vessel Electra visits the Finnish archipelago
Researchers drill six metres down into the seabed off Hanko to find out more about the state of the archipelago a thousand years ago.
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RESTAT-UHEL ROV test at Tvärminne Zoological Station in the early February.
ROV tests at LBS
After assembling the RESTAT UHEL Bluerov2 we made some tests by the pool and in the lake.
HiLIFE research stations
Upcoming seminar or workshop? Welcome to the research stations.
Anne Duplouy - Perhe elämä
Doing research at the field stations reconciles family life with work says Anne Duplouy
Iván Rodil - Mihin rakkolevä menee kun se kuolee?
Fucus abundance is decreasing, due to eutrophication and raising temperatures. Will it be replaced by other algae? How will cope the species that used to live in the Fucus forests without them? Would some other organism capture as much carbon?