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Stockholm University
BALTIC NEST INSTITUTE
The Baltic Nest Institute host the Nest system, a decision support system aimed at facilitating adaptive management of environmental concern in the Baltic Sea. Nest can be used to calculate required actions needed to attain politically agreed targets for the Baltic Sea ecosystem. By modeling the entire drainage area, Nest is a novel tool for implementing the ecosystem approach in a large marine ecosystem. The main focus of the model is on eutrophication and the flows of nutrients from land to sea. Reducing the nutrient input to the sea and thus decreasing the negative environmental impacts is a politically prioritized area of international cooperation.

Baltic Nest Institute can contribute to this process by formulating policies that are fair, transparent and cost-efficient. The main target group for the Nest Decision Support System is HELCOM and regional water directors in the riparian countries.

Baltic Visualization shows the past, present and future environmental state of the Baltic Sea. This visualization is based on the marine models developed at the Baltic Nest Institute, and is produced in cooperation with the Fisheries Centre at the University of British Columbia.
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Baltic Nest Institute Sweden
Baltic Sea Centre, Stockholm University
SE-106 91 Stockholm, Sweden, +46-8-16 37 18
Baltic Nest Institute Denmark
Aarhus University, Fredriksborgsvej 399
DK-4000 Roskilde, Denmark, +45 4630 1200
Baltic Nest Institute Finland
Finnish Environment Institute, P.O. Box 140
FI-00251 Helsinki, Finland, + 358 20 610 123