Beneath the surface of Björnöfjärden bay

Author: BalticSea2020
Year published: 2013

bjornefjarden-6Last summer the first measure in Björnöfjärden, in Stockholm archipelago, was taken within the project Living coast; aluminium treatment to bind phosphorus in the bottom sediments. A year ahead the treatment is completed. As a result of the measure we already see a better water quality.

This is how it looked like in August, when the underwater photographer Joakim Odelberg took some photos the bay.

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Aluminium treatment is an effective method to bind phosphorus and the bay gets a chance to recover. For more information about the measure, click here.