SeaCOMBO reports now available

You can now find the final reports available to download from the tab Results. The reports: Restoration in the Bothnian Bay , Cross-border Marine Protected Area and Survey study of a cross-border protected area in Haparanda/Kemi-Tornio archipelago are free to download. Please contact us if you have further questions. A big thank you to everyone […]


You can find the final reports of the project here. Restoration in the Bothnian Bay – A review of objects, targets, methods and risks in coastal and marine environments Cross-border Marine Protected Area – Guidelines and recommendations for the establishment of a cross-border marine protected area Survey study of a cross-border protected area in Haparanda/Kemi-Tornio […]

Future of the Bothnian Bay webinar

When: 6 october 2021, 8.30/9.30 – 15.00/16.00 (swe/fin time) Where: Online. Link to the event will be sent out after registration The seminar aims to bring together organisations from Sweden and Finland working with marine issues to discuss possibilities for future collaborations. Are you working within an organisation, authority, municipality etc. and want to meet […]

Marine field course in the Bothnian Bay

Group photo in front of the Krunnit biological station

We held an international marine field course for students from University of Oulu and Umeå University. The field course was held in Ulkokrunni island, Ii Finland. During the course we learned more about plants growing underwater, different methods used in marine inventories, benthic fauna, marine geology and birds of the Bothnian Bay.

Testing method to remove invasive species

Diver picking up waterweed

On the island Pensaskari in Tornio archipelago is a small lake which have become overgrown with the invasive Canadian waterweed (Elodea canadensis). Watch the video and news article from the Swedish television that followed the work removing the invasive species from the lake. Or check out the news article from the Finnish media.

SeaCOMBO project group out and about

Four smiling women standing in Sandskär with SeaCOMBO t-shirts on.

We were finally able to cross the border and meet live after almost one year of Teams & Skype meetings! We did a field trip together and visited both Haparanda Archipelago National Park in Sweden and Bothnian Bay National Park in Finland.