Aarhus University, Department of Bioscience
The Department of Bioscience (BIOS), Aarhus University has a focus on both fundamental and applied research in the field of ecology of marine and terrestrial ecosystems. The department has excellent research and teaching facilities and is an integrated part of the National Centre of Environment and Energy acting as a major advisor for national government agencies. In the marine sector, BIOS conducts monitoring, and develops dynamic and statistical models in various disciplines including biological oceanography, benthic habitats, seabirds and marine mammals. BIOS combines different techniques (GIS, Marxan) to integrate information on ecosystem components and human pressures into wider conservation and planning frameworks on a national and pan-Baltic level.