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Presentation of Research Projects
at Tjärnö Marine Biological Laboratory

  1. ACES - Atlantic Coral Ecosystem Studies. EU 5FP Contact person: Tomas Lundälv
  2. Analysis of foraging strategies in marine planktonic protists and zooplankton with emphasis on hydrodynamic signals. Contact person: Per Jonsson.
  3. A new cyclopeptide in a marine sponge with chemical defence activities. PhD program. Contact person: Martin Sjögren
  4. Aquascope - computer-based educational material about the sea. Contact persons: Bo Johannesson, Martin Larsvik and Lars-Ove Loo.
  5. Behavioural ecology of ciliates in the benthic boundary layer: effects on population dynamics and sediment carbon turnover. 2003 - 2005, funded by the Swedish Science Research Council. Contact person Per Jonsson
  6. BEMON (Biographical Etymology of Marine Organism Names) Who are the eponyms of different marine taxon names? So far thumbnail biographies of ca 6000 persons. Contact person: Hans G. Hansson
  7. Biodiversity in shallow soft bottoms. PhD program. Contact person: Katja Norén.
  8. BIOFLOW (Flume Facility Co-operation Network for Biological Benthic Boundary Layer Research), 2001-12-01 - 2004-12-01, EU 5FP. Contact person Per Jonsson
  9. Biological background to management of Edible crab, Cancer pagurus L., on the Swedish west coast. PhD program. Contact person: Anette Ungfors
  10. Biological communication in the sea. Financed by Hasselblad Foundation. Contact persons Per Jonsson and Henrik Pavia
  11. CARPE MARE - Avgiftning och lagring av musslor. 2003-10-01 - 2004-09-30. Kontaktperson: Susanne Svensson
  12. Chemical communication and inducible defenses in marine algae. Contact person: Gunilla Toth
  13. Chemical ecology in the marine environment, 2001 - 2005, Tjärnö Centre of Excellence, EU ERUF, Contact person Henrik Pavia
  14. Coastal water monitoring programme in the county of Bohuslän. Contact person: Bertil Rex.
  15. Conservation biology of Eelgrass. PhD program. Contact person: Björn Källström
  16. Conservation genetics of Littorina saxatilis. PhD program. Tuuli Mäkinen
  17. Conservation genetics of Swedish fucoid populations. 2002-01-10 - 2004-07-31. Financed by the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency. Contact person: Andrei Tatarenkov
  18. DELOS (Environmental design of low crested coastal defence structures), 2001-02-01 - 2004-02-01, EU 5FP. Contact person Per Jonsson
  19. Demography of the red alga Chondrus crispus. Contact person: Annelie Lindgren.
  20. Developing new assays for environmentally benign antifoulants, 2004. Financed by FORMAS. Contact person: Jon Havenhand.
  21. Development of efficient sampling-strategies for detection of human impacts on assemblages of marine, benthic organisms, Naturvårdsverket. Contact person Mats Lindegarth
  22. Diet of cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo along the Swedish westcoast. Contact person: Sven Gunnar Lunneryd.
  23. Documentation of deep communities in the Skagerrak by ROV-techniques - fauna and environmental threats. CBM, WWF and ERDF. Contact person: Tomas Lundälv.
  24. Effects, dynamics and management of Diarrhetic Shellfish Toxins (DST) in mussels, Mytilus edulis. Contact person: Susanne Svensson
  25. EUMAR - European marine genetic biodiversity. Coordinating partner in EU FP5 research program 2002-01-01 - 2004-12-31. Contact persons: Anita Tullrot and Kerstin Johannesson
  26. Evaluation of methods in marine environmental surveys. Contact person: Lars-Ove Loo.
  27. Evolution of Reproductive Barriers. PhD program. Contact person: Johan Hollander
  28. Factors and processes affecting spore settlement in the green algae Enteromorpha. PhD program. Contact person: Lena Granhag
  29. Forum Skagerrak II. 2003 - 2007. Financed by Interreg IIIB. Contact person: Tomas Lundälv.
  30. FRAP (Framework for biodiversity reconciliation actionplans), February 2003 - January 2006. Funded by the EU 5FP. Contact person: Sven Gunnar Lunneryd.
  31. Genetic stock structure of cod in the Baltic, Kattegatt and Skagerrak investigated with microsatellite markers. 2001-01-01 - 2002-12-31, financed by Carl Tryggers foundation and Nordic Council of Ministers. Contact person: Carl André.
  32. Herbivore-induced chemical resistance in seaweeds - effects of mater-borne signals and increasing nutriens. 2004. Financed by FORMAS. Contact person: Gunilla Toth
  33. HERGEN - Conservation of diversity in an exploited species: spatio - temporal variation in the genetics of herring (Clupea harengus) in the North Sea and adjacent areas, 2002-01-01-2004-12-31, EU 5FP. Contact person: Carl André
  34. Histological studies of marine mussles. Contact person: Lillemor Svärdh.
  35. Hydrodynamic effects on settlement of marine invertebrates and algal spores, with implications for biofouling control, 2001-06-01 - 2005-06-01, EU 5FP & ERDF. Contact person Per Jonsson
  36. Hydrodynamic influence on marine sessile invertebrates: The effects on settlement and recruitment in the barnacle Balanus improvisus with applications for biofouling control. PhD program. Contact person: Ann Larsson
  37. Inducible chemical defences in seaweeds: selective agents mechanisms and consequences. 2002 - 2004, financed by the Swedish Research Council. Contact person Henrik Pavia
  38. An Illustrated Swedish marine invertebrate fauna (part of The Swedish Taxonomy Initiative). Funded by Artdatabanken. Contact persons Hans G Hansson and Helena Samuelsson.
  39. Interaction between seal and commercial fisheries. Contact person: Sven Gunnar Lunneryd.
  40. Intraspecific differentiation and speciation in marine snails. Funded by the Swedish Science Research Council. Contact person: Kerstin Johannesson.
  41. Lophelia pertusa - its distribution, development, significance and threats in Sweden. PhD program. Contact person:Lisbeth Jonsson
  42. Management of eider ducks and other coastal birds on the Swedish west coast. 2002-01-01 - 2004-12-31, Swedish Environmental Protection Agency and The Swedish Association for Hunting and Wildlife Management. Contact person: Matti Åhlund.
  43. MARBEF - Marine Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning. Network of Excellence, funded by EU 6 FP. Contact person: Kerstin Johannesson
  44. MARBIPP - Marine Biodiversity Patterns and Processes. 2001-09-01 - 2006-08-31. Coordinating partner in a program financed by the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency. Contact persons: Anita Tullrot and Kerstin Johannesson
  45. Marine biodiversity and ecosystem function in shallow ecosystems. PhD program. Contact person: Lars Gamlfeldt
  46. Marine Habitat Mapping. Financed by Nordic Council of Ministers. Contact person: Tomas Lundälv.
  47. MARINE PAINT. Båtbottenförger: Åtgärder mot påväxt på båtar. 2003 - 2007. Financed by MISTRA. Contact person: Kent Berntsson
  48. Mechanistic models of relationships between biodiversity and ecosystem function. Financed by the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency. Contact person Per Jonsson and Lars Gamfeldt
  49. Monitoring of the phytobenthos on the Swedish west coast. Contact person: Jan Karlsson.
  50. NEAT (North East Atlantic Taxa) - a database for organisms of the North East Atlantic. Contact person: Hans G. Hansson.
  51. The Occurence and ecological role of chemical defense in some makroalgae. PhD program. Contact person: Elisabet Brock
  52. Population dynamics of the anisakid nematode (Pseudoterranova decipiens) in the Koster archipelago. Contact person: Sven Gunnar Lunneryd.
  53. Population dynamics within the genus Laminaria (Phaeophyceae). Contact person: Jan Karlsson.
  54. Population structure in Cod, Gadus morhua, from Swedish waters. 2003-06-01 - 2004-07-01, financed by FORMAS. Contact person: Carl André
  55. Seaweed Chemical Defence against Fouling. PhD program, Contact person: Göran Nylund
  56. RETRO (Reference Conditions and Typologies for Aquatic vegetation and Macrozoobenthos in the Skagerrak and Kattegat), 2002-2004. Nordic Council of Ministers. Contact person: Lars-Ove Loo
  57. SUCOZOMA (Sustainable Coastal Zone Management), Development of small scale coastal fishery. 2000 - 2003, MISTRA. Contact person Per Nilsson
  58. Swedish Taxonomy Initiative at Artdatabanken, SLU (Swedish Agricultural University). Part project at TMBL, Marine Invertebrates in Swedish sea areas, resulting in illustrated keys to the various groups. Contact persons: Hans G. Hansson (zoologist) och Helena Samuelsson (illustrator).
  59. Toxin production in Alexandrium sp. - Biological interactions. Contact person: Henrik Pavia
  60. Toxic marine microalgae - the ecological impact of algal toxins. Financed by Carl Tryggers foundation. Contact person: Erik Selander
  61. Västkustkrabban (Swedish west coast Crabb, Cancer pagurus),020701 - 041231. Financed by National Board of Fisheries and EU-FFU. Contact person: Anette Ungfors
  62. Öresund Monitoring - Benthic Fauna - Common Mussels, Partner. Contact person: Lars-Ove Loo.

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