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Umeå Marine Sciences Centre (UMF)

Umeå Marine Sciences Centre is a unit at Umeå University. We support marine research and education, and perform environmental monitoring as a part of the Swedish environmental monitoring. We also provide information to society about research and environmental status, with particular focus on the Gulf of Bothnia.

Our fields of work

We monitor the sea

UMF designs monitoring programs, performs sampling and analyzes and validates results.

We support marine research

UMF supports research by providing laboratories, vessels and equipment for marine sampling and analysis.

We provide information

Through our public products we provide society with information on marine research and status of the sea.

Open positions at UMF

There are currently no open positions for this area. Do you want to see other job postings at the University? Go to open positions.

What's up?

Welcome to join in a winter experiment

Researchers are welcome to join in a full-scale winter experiment using advanced mesocosm facilities.

Apply for offshore expeditions

The research vessel KBV 181 is available for offshore sampling from 1 June 2021.