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Research Vessel Excursions

Discover Kosterhavet national park

The public is welcome to visit Tjärnö Marine Laboratory all year around. Most activities are offered during summer vacation period (early July to mid-August).


Research Vessel Excursions

Diversity of the Sea

From the research vessel Nereus we make measurements in the water and collect algae and animals from the Kosterhavet Marine National Park and look more into them in stereo microscope in the laboratory. Entrance to Tjärnö Aquarium is included. Booking in advance.

There will be seven Diversity of the Sea during summer of 2020:

  • Tuesday 30 June 14.30-17.00
  • Tuesday 7 July 14.30-17.00
  • Tuesday 14 July 14.30-17.00
  • Tuesday 21 July 14.30-17.00
  • Tuesday 28 July 14.30-17.00
  • Tuesday 4 August 14.30-17.00
  • Tuesday 11 August 14.30-17.00

Groups, all year around

Subject to availability, non-school groups can book a research vessel excursion with Nereus. Activity length is 2 hours or longer.

Filming in the Kosterhavet Deep (Canceled summer 2020).

From the research vessel Nereus we deploy a Remotely Operated Vehicle equipped with a video camera. We film life at 100 metres depth and show it in real-time on a monitor on board. A guide explains what we see. ”Fika” (coffe/tea/juice and a cinnamon roll) is included. In collaboration with Kosterhavet Marine National Park.


Contact information

Lovéncentret Tjärnö

45296 Strömstad

Phone: +46 31 786 96 21

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