The Box Project


Blomqvist S, Ekeroth N, Elmgren R, Hall POJ (2015) Long over-due improvement of box corer sampling. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 538: 23-21, doi: 10.3354/meps11405


Bonaglia L., Bartoli M., Gunnarsson J.S., Rahm L., Raymond C., Svensson3 O.,
Shakeri Yekta S., Brüchert V. (2013).   Effect of reoxygenation and Marenzelleria spp.
bioturbation on Baltic Sea sediment metabolism. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser., 482: 43-55.


Danielsson, Å. (2014) Influence of hypoxia on silicate concentrations in the Baltic Proper (Baltic Sea). Boreal Environment Research 19, 267 – 280.


De Brabandere, Loreto, Stefano Bonaglia, Mikhail Y. Kononets, Lena Viktorsson, Anders Stigebrandt, Bo Thamdrup and Per O.J. Hall, 2015: Oxygenation of an anoxic fjord basin strongly stimulates benthic denitrification and DNRA. Biogeochemistry, 22 pp. First online, doi10.1007/s10533-015-0148-6.


Ekeroth N (2012) On benthic fluxes of phosphorus in the Baltic Sea proper – drivers and estimates Licentiate thesis, Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences, Stockholm University. (


Ekeroth N (2015) Benthic fluxes of biogenic elements in the Baltic Sea: Influence of oxygen and macrofauna. PhD thesis. Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences, Stockholm University. (


Ekeroth N, Lindström M, Blomqvist S, Hall POJ (2012) Recolonisation by macrobenthos mobilises organic phosphorus from reoxidised Baltic Sea sediments. Aquatic Geochemistry 18:499–513


Ekeroth N, Blomqvist S, Hall POJ (2015) Nutrient fluxes from reduced Baltic Sea sediments: Effects of oxygenation and macrobenthos. Manuscript in revision


Ekeroth N, Kononets M, Walve J, Blomqvist S, Hall POJ (2015) Effects of oxygen on recycling of biogenic elements from sediments of a stratified coastal Baltic Sea basin. J. Mar. Syst., in press.


Forth, M. Liljebladh, B., Stigebrandt, A., Hall, P.O.J., Treusch, A.H., 2015: Effects of Ecological engineered oxygenation on the bacterial community structure in an anoxic fjord in western Sweden. The ISME Journal 9, 656 – 669, doi:10.1038/ismej.2014.172.


Hansson D, Stigebrandt A, Liljebladh B 2013: Modelling the Orust fjord system on the Swedish west coast. Journal of Marine Systems, 113-114, 29-41,doi: 10.1016/j.marsys.2012.12.00


Stigebrandt, A., 2009: Kan tekniska åtgärder i öppna Östersjön snabbt reducera övergödningseffekter? Samhällsbyggaren, 2, 54-56.


Stigebrandt, A., 2012: Evaluating geoengineering as a method to revive Baltic Sea dead zones. Sea Technology, December, 2012, p. 89.


Stigebrandt, A., and Kalén, O., 2013: Improving oxygen conditions in the deeper parts of Bornholm Sea by pumped injection of winter water. AMBIO, 42, 587-595, DOI:10.1007/s13280-012-0356-4


Stigebrandt, A., and Liljebladh, B., 2011: Oxygenation of Large Volumes of Natural waters by Geoengineering: with particular reference to a Pilot Experiment in Byfjorden. In Macroengineering Seawater in Unique Environments. Environmental Science and Engineering, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-14779-1_15@Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.


Stigebrandt, A., Liljebladh, B., De Brabandere, L. Forth, M., Ganmo, Å., Hall, P.O.J., Hammar, J., Hansson, D., Kononets, M., Magnusson, M., Norén, F., Rahm, L., Treusch, A., Viktorsson, L., 2015: An experiment with forced oxygenation of the deepwater of the anoxic By Fjord, western Sweden. AMBIO, 44, 42-54, DOI: 10.1007/s13280-014-0524-9


Stigebrandt, A., Rahm, L., Viktorsson, L., Ödalen, M., Hall, P.O.J., Liljebladh, B., 2014: A new phosphorus paradigm for the Baltic proper. AMBIO, 43:634-643. DOI: 10.1007/s13280-013-0441-3


Stigebrandt, A., Rosenberg, R., Råman-Vinnå, L., Ödalen, M., 2015: Consequences of artificial deepwater ventilation in the Bornholm Basin for oxygen conditions, cod reproduction and benthic biomass – a model study. Ocean Sci. 11, 93-110, doi:10.5194/os-11-1-2015.


Viktorsson, L., 2012: Phosphorus recycling in brackish and marine environments – Sediment investigations in situ in the Baltic sea and in the By Fjord. PhD-thesis, Göteborg University, Oceanography/Earth Sciences Centre, publ. A 144.


Viktorsson, L. Ekeroth, N Nilsson. M, Kononets, M, Hall, POJ (2013) Phosphorus recycling in sediments of the central Baltic Sea. Biogeosciences 10:3901–3916


Viktorsson, Lena, Kononets, Mikhail, Roos, Per, Hall, Per O.J., 2013:  Recycling and burial of phosphorus in an anoxic fjord – the By Fjord, western Sweden. Journal of Marine Research, 71, 351-374.


Yekta, S.S. and Rahm, L. (2011). A model study of the effects of sulfide-oxidizing bacteria (Beggiatoa spp.) on phosphorus retention processes in hypoxic sediments: Implications for phosphorus management in the Baltic Sea. Boreal Environment Research 16, 167-184.