Thesis Work in Ecology at the Department of Aquatic Resources

Last changed: 02 September 2019

Do you want to work with marine biology, marine ecology, freshwater biology, freshwater ecology or limnology? Make a difference for the Baltic Sea, the Skagerrak or Kattegat, for lakes or running waters!

As a thesis worker at our department, you will get the chance to deal with real problems in ongoing research projects, and have supervisors who are Sweden's leading experts in the field. You get to use theoretical knowledge in practice, and get the chance to participate in exciting fieldwork,

Our current calls concern a variety of topics in our field, such as fish, fisheries, shellfish, seals and waterfowl.

Current calls

Ecosystem-Based Fisheries Management of Lake Vänern (15-60 credits)

Study on the population structure of herring in the central and western Baltic Sea basen on the analysis of growth and otolith shape (30-60 credits)

Energy content in the diet of breeding seabirds (Degree thesis project 15-60 credits)

Thesis projects about salmon in river Dalälven (candidate/master, 15‐30 hp)

Thesis projects about salmonids in river Dalälven (candidate/master, 15-45 hp)

How does climate change impact fish populations? (30-60 credits, MSc level)

Do growth patterns at sea affect salmon condition and reproduction?
(30-60 credits)

Feeding overlap between cod and flounder in the Baltic Sea (30-60 credits)

Two experimental thesis projects on round goby (15-45 credits)

Evaluating camera monitoring for breeding seabirds. (30-60 credits)

Seals and cormorants in Swedish coastal waters. (30-60 credits)


Andreas Bryhn, Researcher/Director of Studies
Department of Aquatic Resources, SLU, +46 (0)79-478 41 52

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