Citizen Science 2019: Our Collaboration with Norra Dragsviken Community Continues into its 3rd Year

-by Caroline Littlefield & Emil Fridolfsson This February,  in an effort spearheaded by Professor Catherine Legrand and PhD student Emil Fridolfsson, met with members of the Norra Dragsviken community to discuss ongoing research into their polluted bays. The meeting welcomed representation from a variety of local government authorities, including Kalmar Kommun, Länsstyrelsen in Kalmar and … Continue reading Citizen Science 2019: Our Collaboration with Norra Dragsviken Community Continues into its 3rd Year

Catching up with MPEA

What has our research group been up to? It’s autumn semester here at LNU and as we wave goodbye to summer’s heat wave and look towards the falling leaves, let’s look at the changes that swirl around us in Marine Phytoplankton Ecology and Applications. This past summer was full steam ahead for MPEA, as we … Continue reading Catching up with MPEA

Saving Norra Dragsviken / Rädda Norra Dragsviken: A meeting between LNU and local residents to affect change

This spring, Emil Fridolfsson and Catherine Legrand journeyed to Allaktivitetshuset in Rockneby, where they were met with over 80 enthusiastic residents from around the Norra Dragsviken bay. Big interested had been generated when the results from 2017's summer sampling in Norra Dragsviken was presented.  In this meeting, a working group consisting of Skäggenäs Bygdegårdsförening, Kalmar municipality, … Continue reading Saving Norra Dragsviken / Rädda Norra Dragsviken: A meeting between LNU and local residents to affect change