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Marine research

A main task for Umeå Marine Sciences Centre is to support marine research in the Gulf of Bothnia. We offer researchers access to well equipped laboratories, a modern mesocosm facility, research vessels, boats and experienced staff.

Working in the UMF laboratories

UMF offers laboratory facilities for researchers and a teaching laboratory.

Ships and boats

Vessels available for research, education and environmental monitoring.

Marine analyses

Biological and chemical analyses of marine samples.

The Mesocosm Facility

The Mesocosm Facility is one of Europe's most modern and advanced.


List of scientific publications associated to UMF.

Ongoing research

Research projects carried out at UMF field station.