Publications, blogs & deliverables

Research articles:

  • Villnäs A, Hewitt JE, Snickars M, Westerbom M, Norkko A (2018) Template for using biological trait groupings when exploring large-scale variation in estuarine ecosystem functions. Ecological Applications, 28: 78-94
  • Griffits et al. 2017. The importance of benthic–pelagic coupling for marine ecosystem functioning in a changing world. Global Change Biology 23: 2179-2196. here
  • Bauer, B, Meier, M.H.E., Casini M., Hoff, A., Margonski, P., Orio, A., Saraiva, S., Steenbeck, J., Tomczak, M.T. 2018. Reducing eutrophication increases spatial extent of communities supporting commercial fisheries: a model case study. ICES Journal of Marine Science here
  • Sihvonen, M. J., Hyytiäinen, K. P., Valkama, E. & Turtola, E. 2018. Phosphorus and Nitrogen Yield Response Models for Dynamic Bio-Economic Optimization: An Empirical Approach. Agronomy 2018: 1-26. here
  • Reusch, B.H. J. Dierking, H. Andersson, E. Bonsdorff, J. Carstensen, M. Casini, M. Czajkowski, B. Hasler, K. Hinsby, K. Hyytiäinen, K., Johannesson, S. Jomaa, V. Jormalainen, H. Kuosa, S. Kurland, . L. Laikre, B.R. MacKenzie, P. Margonski, F. Melzner, D. Oesterwind, H. Ojaveer, J.C. Refsgaard, A. Sandström, G. Schwarz, K. Tonderski, M. Winder, M. Zandersen, The Baltic Sea as a time machine for the future coastal ocean. Sci. Adv. 4, eaar8195 (2018) here
  • Saraiva, S. Meier, H.E.M., Andersson, H., Höglund, A., Dieterich, C., Gröger, M., Hordoir R., Eilola, K. 2018. Baltic Sea ecosystem response to various nutrient load scenarios in present and future climates. Climate Dynamics 52:3369, here
  • Saraiva S., H. E. M. Meier, Helén Andersson, Anders Höglund, Christian Dieterich, Matthias Gröger, Robinson Hordoir, and Kari Eilola, 2019: Uncertainties in projections of the Baltic Sea ecosystem driven by an ensemble of global climate models. Frontiers in Earth Science, 6:244, , article available: here
  • Meier HEM, Edman MK, Eilola KJ, Placke M, Neumann T, Andersson HC, Brunnabend S-E, Dieterich C, Frauen C, Friedland R, Gröger M, Gustafsson BG, Gustafsson E, Isaev A, Kniebusch M, Kuznetsov I, Müller-Karulis B, Omstedt A, Ryabchenko V, Saraiva S and Savchuk OP (2018) Assessment of Eutrophication Abatement Scenarios for the Baltic Sea by Multi-Model Ensemble Simulations. Front. Mar. Sci. 5:440. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2018.0044
  • Meier, H. E. M., M. Edman, K. Eilola, M. Placke, T. Neumann, H. Andersson, S.-E. Brunnabend, C. Dieterich, C. Frauen, R. Friedland, M. Gröger, B. G. Gustafsson, E. Gustafsson, A. Isaev, M. Kniebusch, I. Kuznetsov, B. Müller-Karulis, M. Naumann, A. Omstedt, V. Ryabchenko, S. Saraiva, and O. P. Savchuk, 2019: Assessment of uncertainties in scenario simulations of biogeochemical cycles in the Baltic Sea. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6:46,
  • Hieronymus, J., Eilola, K., Hieronymus, M., Meier, H.E.M., Saraiva, S., Karlson, B. 2018. Causes of simulated long-term changes in phytoplankton biomass in the Baltic proper: a wavelet analysis. Biogeosciences, 15, 5113–5129,
  • Zandersen, M., Hyytiäinen, K., Meier, M.H.E., Tomczak, M.T., Bauer, B., Haapasaari, P., Olesen, J.E.O., Gustafsson, B.G., Refsgaard, J.C., Fridell, E., Pihlainen, S., Le Tissier, M.D.A., Kosenius, A.K, Van Vuuren, D.P. 2019. Extending Shared Socioeconomic Pathways for the Baltic Sea region for use in studying regional environmental problems. Regional Environmental Change (in press)



  • D1.1 Report on regionalized SSPs and RCPs resulting in a coherent set of climate and socioeconomic scenarios for the Baltic Sea region REPORT
  • D2.2 Report of the national distribution of recreation benefits around the Baltic Sea REPORT
  • D2.3 Operationalization of marine cultural ecosystem services  REPORT
  • D2.4 Survey instrument on the SoftGIS platform REPORT
  • D3.6 A dynamic cost-and-effect model under changing climate and socioeconomic drivers REPORT
  • D4.2 Workshop on scenarios REPORT
  • D4.3 First version of mobile application ready for public testing  REPORT
  • D4.4 Regional workshop on use of ecological-economic research to support and improve marine policy implementation in the Baltic Sea region REPORT
  • D4.5 Report on Stakeholder conference REPORT
  • D5.2 Periodic report I SUMMARY
  • D5.3 Period report II SUMMARY

Media coverage: