Wintertime in Kalmar

Hejsan, This week, the first snow of the winter finally arrived Kalmar. Due to the high latitude of this city, winter times are dark, even now we just have daylight from around 8.30am to 4pm. So snow and ice really light up the day and reflect the city lights during night. It is the perfect … Continue reading Wintertime in Kalmar

Hello and a happy new year!

Let me introduce our “Flower shop” or “green room”, the Kalmar Algae Collection. We have about 90 phytoplankton strains of different origin and genus, including cyanobacteria, dinoflagellates, cryptophyta and diatoms. They need to be inoculated into fresh media regularly and it is a lot of work to keep them all alive. All lined up, standing … Continue reading Hello and a happy new year!