A salt water inflow to the Baltic Sea

Author: BalticSea2020
Year published: 2015

Just before Christmas oxygen-rich salt water flow into the Baltic Sea. The inflow lasted from December 13 to 26 and turned out to be the third largest salt water inflow since 1951. In total approximately 4 giga tons of salt were added to the Baltic Sea from the North Sea, the Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research Warnemünde in German reports.

According to the German Baltic Scientists, the inflow may have positive effects on the dead bottoms in the Bornholm Basin and the Gotland Basin. Read more in the article "A saltwater inflow of astonishing dimensions".