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Apply for offshore expeditions

The research vessel KBV 181 is used year round for research and environmental monitoring. Researchers and authorities are welcome to join expeditions and perform sampling and measurements of their own. To apply, please fill in the application form (link below).

Join the environmental monitoring expeditions in the Gulf of Bothnia. On board there is equipment for biological and chemical sampling and analyses. Extra sampling can be performed to a limited extent and background data from the environmental monitoring program is available. Apply at least two months in advance.

Expeditions 2023

January week no 3 (16-21/1)

February week no 7 (13-16/2)

April week no 17 (24-27/4)

May week no 21 (22-25/5)

June week no 23 (5-8/6)

July week no 27 (3-6/7)

August week no 33 (14-17/8)

September week no 39 (25-28/9)

November week no 45 (6-9/11)

December week no 49 (4-7/12)


Application form

Link to application form



Questions regarding KBV 181

Latest update: 2023-03-09