Mesocosm experiment in the Gullmar Fjord

12.03.2013  by  Bouke Krom


During the first half of 2013, a groundbreaking, large-scale and long-term experiment is conducted at the west coast of Sweden. Using specially developed mesocosm tubes, the effects of ocean acidification are investigated over a period of months. This experimental effort, in which more than 60 European scientists are involved is unique in more than one sense: it is the first experiment addressing multiple species in such a long timeframe, in such  a large natural environment. And of course a Cytosense is there. Combining flowcytometric data with images made by the same instrument, accurate quantities of species can be determined. Read more about it on their blog!