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UMF is a hub for marine research in arctic, subarctic and extreme environments. Here, scientists from all over the world meet to perform research at sea or in our advanced indoor facilities.
KBV 181 is used for research and environmental monitoring. Onboard, there is advanced equipment for sampling and for biological and chemical analyses. Welcome to join our expeditions!
UMF is a dynamic environment for marine research including a complete suite of analytical platforms.
UMF designs monitoring programs, performs sampling and analyzes and validates results.
Public engagement is a key activity for UMF. We work in cooperation with other universities and institutions.
Li Zhao has studied marine microorganisms to find out how they react to climate change.
A Ferrybox enables water measurements every minute on research vessel KBV 181.
A new research program has been granted SEK 50 million by Mistra to develop processes for co-creation.
With help from Umeå Marine Sciences Centre, marine archaeologists have now investigated the wreck of Annie.
Andriy Rebryk has developed a method for non-target screening for potentially harmful substances.
This year UMF takes on a new monitoring assignment in the Gulf of Bothnia.