Marine research at Umeå University is strong and internationally competitive. It deals mainly with questions related to the effects of climate change and human impact on the marine environment, with special focus on the Baltic Sea and land sea interactions. Access to important infrastructure and extensive collaboration with universities worldwide lays the foundation for the strong research. Thereby marine research at Umeå University contributes to society’s strive towards a sustainable future.
Access to advanced infrastructure strengthens the marine research at Umeå University and opens up for international collaboration. Umeå University takes part in several networks for international coordination of marine infrastructure, such as the EU programmes AquaCosm and eLTER PPP.