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Umeå Marine Sciences Centre
http://www.umf.umu.se/english/about-umsc/
Land based facility with laboratories, Mesocosms and culture rooms.
University of Umeå
Umeå University, UMSC, SE-905 71, Hörnefors, Sweden
63.68600082397461
20.149999618530273
Sweden
UMSC was established in 1989 on commission of the Swedish government, and has worked within the field of marine science and environmental monitoring ever since.
UMSC supports marine research in general, with a particular focus on the Gulf of Bothnia.
Land based facilities
Facility research topics
fish behaviour, feeding and nutrition, physiology, molecular biology
Species held at facility
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Physical description of the facility
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Temperature is adjustable, intake water passed through a 0.3 mm net.
Salinity around 4‰.
pH around 7.8
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12 indoor Mesocosms described at: http://www.umf.umu.se/english/field-station/the-mesocosm-facility/ 24 outdoor temperature controlled Mesocosms.
Lodging
An old rebuilt shool with 11 double rooms and a kitchen.
Sauna with relax.