About Umeå Marine Sciences Centre



UMSC is a research centre at Umeå University, organised under the Faculty of Science and Technology and situated in Norrbyn, 40 kilometres south of Umeå. UMSC supports marine research and education, and performs environmental analysis on commission of swedish environmental monitoring. We also provide information about research and environmental status, with a particular focus on the Gulf of Bothnia.

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EcoChange conference in Umeå March 10-12, 2015


Welcome to the EcoChange conference "Ecosystem dynamics in the Baltic Sea in a climate change perspective". A conference summarizing the latest research findings of climate change effects on the ecology and chemistry in the Baltic Sea, pinpointing important messages to stakeholders and decision makers in countries around the Baltic. During the conference both Ecochange- and other research will be presented, and we welcome oral presentations and posters within adjacent fields.

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Contact Information

Umeå Marine Sciences Centre
SE-905 71 Hörnefors 

Visiting Address
Norrbyn, SE-905 71 Hörnefors

Tel:  +46 90 786 79 74 (office)

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Research and educational funding

Graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, researchers and lecturers, employed by Umeå University or the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in Umeå, can apply for economic support on themes associated with and relevant to Umeå Marine Sciences Centre (UMSC). Applications for research and educational purposes will be considered. Closing date for application: June 11, 2015.

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Transportation to UMF

We arrange for transportation between Hörnefors and Norrbyn for researchers and PhD-students. Please contact Mikael Molin or Monica Johansson a few days ahead.