Husö - ÅAU

Husö biological station belongs to the department of Environmental and Marine Biology at Åbo Akademi University. The station is located in Finström on the Åland Islands in SW Finland.

The station functions as the base for aquatic studies, but also botanical, mycological and entomological studies are conducted. The station laboratory provides space and equipment for experimental aquatic ecology, laboratory analysis, biological sampling as well as field investigations of coastal areas and lakes.

Husö facilitates long-term monitoring, coastal field studies, and experimental research especially of the shallow waters in the least disturbed archipelago area of the Baltic Sea.

The station has a long tradition on application of scientific results in management, legislation, and other societal purposes in co-operation with different third sector bodies.


Åbo Akademi University


Director Martin Snickars
Station manager Tony Cederberg