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Research Projects: A Survey

 

As a research platform Tellus interconnects several research projects with relevance to the climate and the environmental systems in the Arctic/Sub-Arctic and in the Baltic Sea region.

This survey lists current research projects affiliated to Tellus at the Department of Earth Sciences, the Department of Chemistry and the Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences. It also lists projects initiated by Tellus as a research platform.


PROJECTS INITIATED BY TELLUS


Recycling and Removal of Nitrogen, Phosphorus and Carbon in Sediment and Anoxic Water of the Baltic Sea Basins

Per Hall, Anders Tengberg and Elin Almroth, Dept of Chemistry; Anders Stigebrandt and Lena Viktorsson, Dept of Earth Sciences
The overall aim is to gain novel knowledge and understanding of the role of open sea sediments of the Baltic Sea basins as sources and sinks for nitrogen, phosphorus and carbon, and of anoxic Baltic water as a sink for fixed nitrogen.
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In Situ Monitoring of Oxygen Depletion in Hypoxic Ecosystems of Coastal and Open Seas and Land-Locked Water Bodies (HYPOX)
Per Hall, Dept of Chemistry; Anders Stigebrandt and Bengt Liljebladh, Dept of Earth Sciences
HYPOX will develop a research platform for understanding past, present and future impacts of natural variation, global change and land use on oxygen depletion.
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Baltic Deepwater Oxygenation (BOX)

Anders Stigebrandt and Bengt Liljebladh, Dept of Earth Sciences; Per Hall, Anders Tengberg and David Turner, Dept of Chemistry; Lars Rahm, University of Linköping
A pilot study to evaluate effects of possible Baltic deep water oxygenation.
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THE DEPARTMENT OF EARTH SCIENCES
 

Climate Change Impacts on Water Balance and Nitrate Leaching in Swedish Arable Land: Risk Assessments and Uncertainty Analyses
Deliang Chen
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Past and Future Extreme Climates in Relation to Atmospheric Circulation over Europe: The Role Played by Anthropogenic Forcing
Deliang Chen, Alexander Walther
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Risk of Landslides in a Changing Climate
Deliang Chen
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Modelling Climate Effects on Global-Scale Water Balance
Deliang Chen, Alexander Walther
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Forecasting of Groundwater and Pore Pressure in Soft Sediments which Enable Accounting for Climatic Changes
Deliang Chen
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Extreme Rainfall Events in Sweden and their Importance for Local Planning
Deliang Chen, Christine Achberger
The objective is to study the occurrence and extent of heavy precipitation in Sweden in the recent past, and to estimate the future risk for rainfall extremes at the local scale taking climate change into account.
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Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Regional Climate Variability in Fennoscandia during the Past 500 Years: A Dendroclimatological Approach
Hans Linderholm
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Multi-Proxy Reconstruction of Drought and its Relationship with Forest Fire Activity in Southern and Central Fennoscandia since AD 1500
Hans Linderholm
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Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry in an Extended Context beyond Kyoto
Madelene Ostwald
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Simulations of Some Engineering Methods Proposed to Improve Oxygen Conditions in the Baltic Proper
Bo Gustafsson
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Benthic-Pelagic Coupling in the Baltic Sea: The Effects of Redox Changes on Sediment P Release and Implications for Water Quality
Bo Gustafsson
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Mixing Processes in the Ocean: An Application for Oceanographic Instrumentation
Lars Arneborg, Göran Björk, Anders Stigebrandt

Carbon Dioxide Fluxes, Sea Ice and Biogeochemical Processes in the Amundsen and Ross Seas, Southern Ocean 2007/2008
Agneta Fransson
Studies on the variability of carbon fluxes in the seawater column and sea ice in time and space, and the CO2 gas exchange between seawater and sea ice and atmosphere in different water-ice regimes.
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Surface Water Carbon Dioxide Fluxes and Biogeochemical Processes in the Southern Ocean, Oden SO 2006/2007
Agneta Fransson
The aim for the project is to study the biogeochemical processes driving the CO2 fluxes between ocean and atmosphere in different regimes of the open water and ice-covered ocean around Antarctica.
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Climate Change and the Human Influence on the Baltic Sea
Erik Gustafsson, Anders Omstedt, Anders Stigebrandt
The objective is a better understanding of changes in the Baltic Sea and to attribute the causes.
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The Baltic Sea Carbon Cycle
Karin Wesslander, Anders Omstedt, Anders Stigebrandt
The objective is a better understanding of the carbon cycle in the Baltic Sea.
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Past, Present and Future Climate of the Baltic Sea
Daniel Hansson, Anders Omstedt, Anders Stigebrandt
The objective is a better understanding of how Baltic Sea ocean climate have changed during past and present time and how future climate change may influence the Baltic Sea region.
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Building Predicitive Capability Regarding the Baltic Sea Organic/Inorganic Carbon and Oxygen Systems
Anders Omstedt
The project constrains the organic and inorganic carbon budgets of the Baltic Sea addressing C fluxes from land, the exchange fluxes with the atmosphere and the sediments as well as addressing internal C fluxes in the water bodies of the major basins.
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THE DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY


The Arctic Ocean Carbon Cycle in a Changing Climate
Leif Anderson

Air-Sea Flux of Carbon Dioxide in the Baltic Sea
Leif Anderson

CARBOOCEAN
Leif Anderson
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The SOA-Group, Atmospheric Science
Mattias Hallquist, Eva Emanuelsson
The overall aim is to achieve a better physical and chemical understanding of secondary organic aerosols (SOA) which is of great importance for an accurate description of atmospheric aerosol particles influencing the Earth’s radiation balance, i.e. related to climate change.
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ESONET NoE (European Seas Observatory Network of Excellence)
Per Hall, Anders Tengberg

The aim is to create an organisation capable of implementing, operating and maintaining a network of multidisciplinary ocean observatories in deep waters around Europe from the Arctic Ocean to the Black Sea.
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EMSO (European Multidisciplinary Seafloor Observation)
Per Hall, Anders Tengberg
The EMSO infrastructure is based on a Euopean-scale network of seafloor observatories and platforms with the basic scientific objective of long-term monitoring mainly in real-time of environmental processes related to the interaction between the geosphere, biosphere and hydrosphere.
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Benthic Oxygen Dynamics and Organic Matter Turn Over in the Deep Arctic Ocean
Anders Tengberg

The objective is to study the breakdown and recycling of organic matter in the deep Arctic Ocean using advanced autonomous technology and state of the art sensors.
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The Importance of Sediments for the Water Quality of the Baltic Sea
Anders Tengberg
The overall aim is to understand water quality changes in the Gulf of Finland. The field data was used to improve existing ecological models for the area and to simulate different future scenarios.
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Biogeochemical Function and Microbial Characterization of the Unique Anammox Bacteria in Aerobic, Anaerobic and Redox-Oscillating Environments
Stefan Hulth

The Importance of Anammox and Denitrification for the Removal of Bioavailable N in Redox-Oscillating Aquatic Environments: A Field Study in the Baltic Sea
Stefan Hulth

Microphysics and Chemistry of Atmospheric Ice Particles and Water Droplets
Jan Petterson
The overall aim is to provide a molecular level understanding of key atmospheric processes, including cloud processes and heterogeneous chemistry on ice particles and water droplets. Of particular interest is the anthropogenic influence on the process.
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The Influence of Anthropogenic Emissions on Atmospheric Processes Studied by Aerosol Mass Spectrometry
Jan Petterson
The aim is the development and application of new methods for chemical analysis of single aerosol particles.
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RESCUE I and RESCUE II: Remote Sensing and Carbon Uptake
Melissa Chierici
One of the goals is to use data from remote sensing and ship observations to evaluate algorithms to estimate carbon dioxide concentration in the surface water in the northern North Atlantic and in the Southern Polar Ocean.

Magnitude and Variability of the Controls of CO2 in Sub-Arctic Seas
Melissa Chierici

THE DEPARTMENT OF PLANT AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES


Ash Supply to Drained Fertile Forest Ecosystems: Forest Production and Environmental Effects
Leif Klemedtsson, Robert Björk

NitroEurope (NEU)
Leif Klemedtsson

Partitioning Root and Soil CO2 Emissions from Well Drained, Forested, Organic Soils
Azad Nousratpour, Leif Klemedtsson

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Control of N2O Emission by Nitrogen Competition in Forested Drained Organic Soils
Leif Klemedtsson

Carbon Dioxide Exchange Between Forest and Atmosphere on the Tree and the Ecosystem Scales
Göran Wallin, Lasse Tarvainen
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Temporal Pattern of CO2, CH4 and N2O Fluxes and Soil Microbial Structure in Snow-Covered Alpine Communities
Leif Klemedtsson, Mats Björkman, Robert Björk
The principal objective is to generate information upon which it will be possible to modify and develop a module for the coup model to model fluxes of CO2, CH4 and N2O from snow-covered ecosystems in general.
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COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH PROJECTS


Developing Arctic Modelling and Observing Capabilities for Long-Term Environmental Studies (DAMOCLES)
Göran Björk, Dept of Earth Sciences; Leif Anderson, Dept of Chemistry; Karin Borenäs, SMHI

Oxygen Gradient Measurements at the Seafloor as a Proxy for Organic Matter Mineralizations
Anders Tengberg, Per Hall and Madeleine Nilsson, Dept of Chemistry; Anders Stigebrandt, Dept of Earth Sciences
The aim is to develop a new non-invasive method to use oxygen gradient and current measurements close to the seafloor to assess long term changes and seasonality of input and degradation of seafloor sedimented organic material.
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Air-Sea Exchange of Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide: A Pilot Study in the Baltic Sea
Anders Omstedt, Dept of Earth Sciences; Anders Tengberg, Dept of Chemistry
A multidisciplinary pilot study to look at air-sea exchange and the theory behind different exchange coefficients. Oxygen, turbidity, salinity, temperature and currents in different levels in the water column are being measured.
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Complete Perspective how Balanced Nutrient Supply in Young Forests Contribute to Mitigate Climatic Change
Leif Klemedtsson, Dept of Plant and Environmental Sciences; Deliang Chen, Dept of Earth Sciences
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Circumpolar Flaw Lead (IPY), Carbon Dioxide Exchange in the Sea-Ice-Air Interface and the Carbonate System in Seawater and Sea Ice; Seasonal Variability, 2007/2009
Melissa Chierici, Dept of Chemistry; Agneta Fransson, Dept of Earth Sciences
Studies of seasonal variability year round of the carbon dioxide system (CO2) in the water column and in sea ice, in relation to physical and biological processes.
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Variability of Surface-Water pCO2, Sea-Ice-Air CO2 Fluxes and Biogeochemical Processes in the Western Arctic Ocean, Beringia 2005
Agneta Fransson, Dept of Earth Sciences; Melissa Chierici, Dept of Chemistry
The aim is to study the variability of surface water pCO2 in relation to several different factors.
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Acidification of Coastal Waters with Reference to the Baltic Sea-Skagerrak Marine System
Moa Edman and Anders Omstedt, Dept of Earth Sciences; Leif G Anderson, Dept of Chemistry.
The project aims to increase our understanding of and develop mathematical models for calculating how ocean acidification is being affected by increased atmospheric CO2 levels, acid rain and changes in the carbon system of the drainage basin.
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Page Manager: Maria Elliot|Last update: 12/2/2009
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