Research facilities

Research services at Lammi Biological Station are also available as commissioned projects. At the station, you can rent a workspace and use the station’s research infrastructure in a range of projects. Our technicians can collect samples on agreed schedules and serve as research assistants in various projects.
Water analyses in our laboratory

Hydrochemical analysis services at our laboratory are available to all customers. For a comprehensive list of the analyses available, see the bottom of this page.

In addition to water analyses, we offer a range of research services, including:

  • Water sampling
  • Oxygen and temperature profile measurements
  • Phytoplankton assays
  • Water quality reports: Lake water quality reports, nutrient load analyses , etc.
Analysis range
  • Phosphate (as phosphorus) P/PO4
  • Nitrate-nitrite N/NO3+NO2
  • Fe, Na, Mg, K, Ca and Mn
  • Chloride, sulphate and NO3
  • TOC, liquid
  • DOC, liquid
  • DIC
  • Chlorophyll a
  • Isotopes (14C, 3H)
  • Bacterial production (14C)
  • Basic production (14C)
  • Solid matter
  • Turbidity
  • pH value
  • Electrical conductivity
  • Colour
  • Spectrum
  • Alkalinity and pH
  • Oxygen (titration)
  • CODMn
  • Total nitrogen (TN)
  • Total phosphorus (TP, acidic)
  • Ammonium nitrogen N/NH4
Sampling and support for research

The biological station offers services for research support and sampling to all customers. You can enquire about services provided by research technicians at the station, including assistive duties in research projects, water sampling or other field sampling.

Facilities and vehicles

The station’s research infrastructures can be utilised in a range of research projects. The conventional research infrastructure, such as laboratory facilities, microscopes, ovens and scales, is available for use subject to a research infrastructure fee.

The motor vehicles at Lammi Biological Station are available for research activities in accordance with the current price list. The selection includes cars, minibuses, boats, a snowmobile and other vehicles.