Marine biologist Linnea Bergdahl

I work at the County Administrative Board of Norrbotten in the coastal town of Luleå. The main focus of my job is marine protected areas in Bottenviken. My collegues and I oversee the the whole process of creating protected areas. From the start with inventories of the marine environment to the actual implementation of the … Continue reading Marine biologist Linnea Bergdahl

How we do it: Investigating underwater vegetation

What plants grow at the bottoms of the northern Bothnian Bay? What species can you expect to find, and do they differ depending upon location? Inventories of the underwater vegetation are crucial in order to increase the knowledge of the marine environment  of the Bothnian Bay. As part of the SEAmBOTH project, inventories were made … Continue reading How we do it: Investigating underwater vegetation

Person on SUP-board on shallow coast.

Flashbacks to the summer and field surveys of 2017

The first year of the SEAmBOTH project is coming to an end. While the days are getting colder and the ice starts covering the waters of Bothnian Bay, we’re looking back at the field surveys of 2017 and reminiscing warm, sunny days out at sea (maybe not all the time). SUP-board and aquascope comes in … Continue reading Flashbacks to the summer and field surveys of 2017