The Baltic Nest Institute is prioritizing making the Nest model as transparent as possible. For this reason, we strive to make underlying model assumption publicly available in the format of international peer-reviewed scientific publications. Please find below a link to full references to the scientific publications from Baltic Nest Institute. Contact the corresponding author for a reprint of any article listed below.
Review of the Fifth Baltic Sea Pollution Load Compilation for the 2013 HELCOM Ministerial Meeting

Lars M. Svendsen, Håkan Staaf, Bo Gustafsson, Minna Pyhälä, Pekka Kotilainen, Jerzy Bartnicki, Seppo Knuuttila, Mikhail Durkin

Source: HELCOM Baltic Sea Environment Proceedings No. 141
Year: 2013

Marine Strategies for the Baltic Sea - First steps in the implementation of MSFD in Denmark, Poland, Finland and Sweden

Pihlajamäki, M., Varjopuro, R., Nekoro, M., Valman, M., Roth, E., Psuty, I., Andrulewicz, E., Pelczarski, W., Luzeńczyk, A., and Hyvärinen, N.

Source: KnowSeas, WP 7, Deliverable 7.3, the European Community's 7th Framework Programme.
Year: 2013

Ecological Network Indicators of Ecosystem Status and Change in the Baltic Sea

Maciej T. Tomczak, Johanna J. Heymans, Johanna Yletyinen, Susa Niiranen, Saskia A. Otto, Thorsten Blenckner

Source: PLoS ONE, 2013, 8(10): e75439. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0075439
Year: 2013

Size matters: implications of the loss of large individuals for ecosystem function
Author(s): Norkko A, Villnäs A, Norkko J, Valanko S, Pilditch C
Source: Scientific Reports 3, Article number: 2646 doi:10.1038/srep02646
Year: 2013

A novel model approach to bridge the gap between box models and classic 3D models in estuarine systems
Author(s): Larsen, J., Mohn, C., Timmermann, K.
Source: Ecological Modelling, Volume 266, 24 September, pages 19-20
Year: 2013

Challenges and opportunities of local fisheries management: pikeperch, Sander lucioperca (Actinopterygii: Perciformes: Percidae), in Pärnu Bay, northern Gulf of Riga, Baltic Sea.
Author(s): Müller-Karulis, B., Arula, T., Balode, M, Laur, K., Ojaveer, E.
Source: Acta Ichthyologica Et Piscatoria, Volume 43, Number 2, June 2013 , pp. 151-161(11)
Year: 2013

Effects of low pH on Macoma balthica larvae from a system with naturally fluctuating pH-dynamics
Author(s): Jansson A, Norkko J, Norkko A
Source: PLoS ONE 8(6): e68198. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0068198
Year: 2013

Nest – a decision support system for management of the Baltic Sea. A user manual
Source: BNI Technical Report series No. 10, 2013, ISBN: 978-91-86655-09-9
Year: 2013

Biological ensemble modeling to evaluate potential futures of living marine resources
Author(s): Gårdmark, A. Lindegren, M., Neuenfeldt, S., Blenckner, T., Heikinheimo, O., Müller-Karulis, B., Niiranen, S., Tomczak, M.T., Aro, E., Wikström, A., Möllmann, C.
Source: Ecological Applications, 2013, 23:4, 724-754
Year: 2013

Future Nutrient Load Scenarios for the Baltic Sea Due to Climate and Lifestyle Changes
Author(s): Eriksson Hägg, H., Lyon, S.W., Wällstedt, T., Mörth, C-M., Claremar, B., Humborg, C.
Source: AMBIO, 2013, Print ISSN 0044-7447, DOI 10.1007/s13280-013-0416-4
Year: 2013

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