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11.2.2008 - Research 
» 500 days imprisoned by ice – the drifting ice station Tara/Damocles returned to Spitzbergen
Tara is a French schooner that repeated Fritjof Nansen’s famous expedition aboard the Fram by drifting frozen in the sea...
15.1.2008 - Research 
» Academic dissertation of the allelopathic effects of filamentous cyanobacteria on phytoplankton in the Baltic Sea
M.Sc. Sanna Suikkanen will defend her doctoral thesis in the Finnish Institute of Marine Research´s Dynamicum house, Erik...
2.1.2008 - Services 
» Polar View services have begun
Polar View services have begun in December. ...
17.12.2007 - Aranda 
» Mnemiopis leidyi has spread as far as the Eastern Gulf of Finland
During Aranda’s monitoring expedition it was found that the effects of St. Petersburg south-western sewage treatment plant...
12.12.2007 - Antarctica 
» Diving research expedition to the Ross Sea
Benthic ecologist, Dr. Alf Norkko (FIMR) returned last week from his 4th expedition to the Ross Sea in Antarctica. The expedition...

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