University of Gothenburg

Tjärnö Marine Laboratory

Tjärnö Marine Laboratory from the sea

Tjärnö Marine Laboratory is located by Sweden's most species-rich marine area in the northern part of Bohuslän province, next to Kosterhavet National Park. Here you find ships, field equipment, diving facilities, laboratories, sea water system, lecture halls, accommodation, dining hall, as well as skilled and helpful staff.

At Tjärnö Laboratory there is marine university education and research within marine sciences, mainly evolution, aquaculture as well as nature conservation and management. In total, about 70 persons are working all year around. Also school classes and the general public are welcome to visit Tjärnö Laboratory. Conference possibilities for groups are good.