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“Research at the highest level” – The Björn Carlson Baltic Sea Prize has been awarded to IOW researcher Maren Voß

03.06.2022 10:18

IOW scientist Maren Voß together with H. R. H., the Swedish Crown Princess Victoria, at the award ceremony at the Baltic Sea Science Center in Stockholm.
H. R. H., the Swedish Crown Princess Victoria, presents the Björn Carlson Baltic Sea Prize, which was awarded for the first time this year, to IOW researcher Maren Voß. (Photo: AxlMedia)

The Björn Carlson Baltic Sea Prize of the Björn Carlson Baltic Sea Foundation was awarded to Maren Voß from the IOW in Stockholm today. The prize is endowed with 3 million Swedish kronor (the equivalent of about 300,000 euros). The foundation honoured the scientist’s groundbreaking research on marine nitrogen cycles in the Baltic Sea. Using innovative methods, she identified the different sources and transformation processes nitrogen and thus contributed to the increased focus on this nutrient in the fight against eutrophication in the Baltic Sea.

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