Jens Olsson. Researcher at the Department of Aquatic Resources
Post-doc grant for 12 months from the Swedish research council FORMAS. Title: “Environmental heterogeneity and barriers to gene flow in coastal fish populations in the Baltic Sea”.
PhD in Biology (Limnology), at the Department of Ecology and Evolution, EBC, Uppsala University, Sweden. Title: “Interplay Between Environment and Genes on Morphological Variation in Perch – Implications for Resource Polymorphisms.” Supervisors: Prof. Peter Eklöv and Prof. Mats Björklund.
Master of Science in Biology, Uppsala University, December 2001. Thesis title: “Rapid change of egg size in the Banggai cardinalfish (Pterapogon kauderni).” Supervisors: Dr. Niclas Kolm and Prof. Anders Berglund (Department of Animal Ecology).
05/19 Coordinator SLU Water Forum (https://www.slu.se/centrumbildningar-och-projekt/slu-vattenforum/), Swedish University for Agricultural Sciences (SLU). Within this position lies the responsibility to coordinate SLU:s collaboration at the Baltic Sea Science Center at Skansen.
03/16 –07/19 Deputy head Institute of Coastal Research, Department of Aquatic Resources, Swedish University for Agricultural Sciences.
01/15 –07/19 Coordinator for the “Miljöanalysprogram” Coastal and Sea areas at Swedish University for Agricultural Sciences.
07/11 – Researcher at the Department of Aquatic Resources, Swedish University for Agricultural Sciences.
05/08 – 06/11 Researcher at the Swedish Board of Fisheries
03/07 – 05/07 Researcher at the Department of Limnology, IEE, EBC, Uppsala University, Sweden. Wrote a report with the title “Genetic research on commercially exploited fish species in Nordic countries” in cooperation with the Institute of Coastal Research, Swedish Board of Fisheries.
2007: six months 100 %, 2009: four months 100 %
- Master thesis
06/05 – 12/05 Carlsson, Peter: ”Homing, Habitat Fidelity and Kin Recognition in Eurasian Perch (Perca fulviatilis)”.
05/12 – Hedlin, Emelie: ” Utvandrande gäddyngel i kustmynnande vattendrag – födoresursernas inverkan på rekryteringen av gäddyngel”
05/12 – 10/13 Averhed, Björn: ” Yngelutvandring av gädda (Esox lucius) i kustmynnade vattendrag- Habitatets inverkan på produktionen av gäddyngel”
01/13 – 06/14 Wastie, Joe: “Assessing the importance of freshwater tributary systems for the recruitment of the Eurasian Perch (Perca fluviatilis) in the Baltic Sea”
- Doctoral thesis (PhD):
11/13 – 02/18 Jakubaviciute, Egle: ”Small fish - big challenges: The role of three-spined stickleback in the Baltic Sea”. Co-supervisor.
- Post-doctoral thesis (PhD):
05/15 – 09/16 Lehikoinen, Annukka: “Indicator development for coastal fish in the Baltic Sea”. Main supervisor.
Research grants (most recent):
2020 Research grant from the EU-Commission for being partner in the project “HELCOM BLUES” (1.100.000 SEK)
2019 Research grant from FORMAS for the project “Stadens blå allmäningar” (7.999.300 SEK). Co-applicant.
2018 Research grant from the EU-Commission for being partner in the project “HELCOM ACTION” (540.000 SEK)
2016 Research grant from the EU-Commission for being partner in the project “Baltic Boost” (150.000 SEK)
2015 Research grant from the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency regarding Green infrastructure and the project “IMAGINE” (5.000.000 SEK)
2014 Research grant from the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency for indicator development for the MSFD in the Baltic (2.350.000 SEK)
2013 Research grant KSLA, ”Vad styr utvecklingen av storspigg i Östersjön? – implikationer för dagens och framtidens miljö- och fiskeriförvaltning” (200.000 SEK).
2008 FORMAS Postdoc-stipendium (319.000 SEK)
2011 – Project manager for HELCOM FISH PRO (expert network on Baltic-wide assessment of coastal fish communities in support of an ecosystem-based management). https://helcom.fi/helcom-at-work/projects/fish-pro-iii/
2011– Nominated national expert for fish in the Baltic Sea in the implementation of EU’s MSFD.
I am a regularly invited speaker to conferences and seminars regarding the state of the Baltic Sea with emphasis on coastal fish and ecosystems. Have participated and presented own research at several international and scientific conferences. I have also appeared in media (both TV and radio) frequently during the past years.
43 accepted in peer-reviewed journals, 1 book chapter and >60 reports/extended abstracts/non-reviewed articles, >20 conference abstracts. H-index 21 (Google scholar), 1600 citations (Google scholar). For a complete list of publications please see (https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=sv&user=LkgRlvoAAAAJ).