Research Vessel Aranda and research cruises


Research Vessel Aranda

Aranda is a modern, ice-reinforced research vessel. She was planned and built for Baltic Sea research, but she is able to operate in all seas. Aranda's administration is done by the Finnish Environment Institute (Syke).

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Development Manager Juha Flinkman, Finnish Environment Institute (Syke),

Senior Coordinator Panu Hänninen,  Finnish Environment Institute (Syke),


August 2022 research cruises: Gulf of Finland oxygen problems remain 2022-12-01
The Finnish Environment Institute monitored the state of Finland's marine areas in August. The sea bottom in the deep parts of the Gulf of Finland were oxygen depleted, and the oxygen situation of the deep bottom areas of the coast had deteriorated, which was also reflected in higher levels of phosphate phosphorus and reduced numbers of benthic animals. The oxygen and benthic animal situations are clearly better in the Archipelago Sea than they are in the Gulf of Finland.
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Published 2014-12-11 at 12:00, updated 2023-01-03 at 7:36