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Seppo Kaitala

Leading Research Scientist

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Marine Ecology Research Laboratory

PhD, Doscent (Aquatic ecology)


Phone:  +358 295 251 250

Finnish Environment Institue (SYKE)

Marine Research Centre

Agnes Sjöbergin katu 2, 00790 Helsinki, Finland

@Google Scholar

CV (pdf)

Current tasks

Development of the ferrybox monitoring system ”Alg@line”. Data visualization and dissemination through national and European data portals (Emodnet, Copernicus, SeaDataCloud).


I have the Master degree in hydrobiology (1980) and PhD (1984). I hold a position of Adjunct Professor (docent) in aquatic ecology at the University of Helsinki since 1991.

Research topics

Phytoplankton abundance and nutrient concentrations observed on board comercials ferries

Finnish Marine Research Infrastructure - FINMARI: Ferrybox Alg@line

New generation monitoring system development to be installed on board waste collection vessel Roope operated by Keep the Archipelago Tidy Association


Emodnet Chemistry 3: Operation, development and maintenance of a European Marine Observation and Data Network – Lot  Chemistry. 2017 -2019

Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Service (CMEMS). In situ TAC. 2015-2018.

SeaDataCloud: Further developing of ther pan-European infrastructure for marine and ocean data management 2016-2020.


Updated list of my publications is available in @Google Scholar


Published 2017-08-31 at 15:57, updated 2018-01-17 at 15:38

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