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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
We monitor the sea

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

We support marine research
We support marine research

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

We provide information
We provide information

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