This year the BONUS Forum showcased the latest knowledge
produced by the BONUS+ projects that are ending in 2011. Over 80 participants came together in Gdansk, Poland on 24 october 2011, including representatives across different ministries and governmental research institues from the nine countries surrounding the Baltic Sea. During the panel
sessions, the 16 BONUS+ projects shared results on themes related
to multiple risks and stressors, past and future scenarios of the Baltic Sea, eutrophication
The BONUS Forum 2011 aimed at encouraging and ensuring that the links between the BONUS+ results and important policy
processes across the region are transparent. Moreover, that the knowledge
generated is used effectively in the critical work across different sectors in
efforts to ensure a better future of the Baltic Sea region.
Presentations by the BONUS Forum invited speakers and the BONUS+ project coordinators can be viewed by scrolling down the videos below and clicking on the chosen clip for online viewing. Each presentation is approximately 7 minutes long.
Environmental challenges in the Baltic Sea Region, Linking science and policy by Anne Christine Brusendorff, HELCOM
Bonus: Together supporting research for a better future of the Baltic Sea by Peter Crawley, European Commission Directorate-General for Research & Innovation
The EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region by Anders Lindholm, European Commission DG Regional Policy
Introduction to panel work by Anna Jöborn, Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management
Panel I: How to make decisions stressors?
Panel I, BONUS+ project BALTICWAY
The use of currents for environmental management of the maritime industry
by Tarmo Soomere, Wave Engineering Laboratory, Institute of Cybernetics at Tallinn University of Technology
Panel I, BONUS+ project BALCOFISH
"Integration of pollutant gene responses and fish ecology in Baltic coastal fisheries and management” investigates chemical pollution by developing fish monitoring.
by Lars Förlin, University of Gothenburg