Here are the winners of the 2016 CeMEB Photo Contest!! Will you be the winner of 2017?
Winning pictures were displayed in Nordstan, Gothenburg, for Västerhavsveckan 6-14 August 2016!
≈ Any picture showcasing the marine world
1st place: Redskap, Axel Nielsen
2nd place: Busy neighborhood, Alexandra Kinnby
3rd place: Mats Larsson, Bläckfisk
≈ Photos of any aspect of marine ecosystems not visible to the naked eye
1st place: Diatoms and their silica structures, Eva-Marie Zetsche
2nd place: Procreation, Olga Ortega-Martinez
3rd place: Who's there?, Fredrik Jutfelt
≈ This photo shows people discovering/learning about the sea
1st place: Underwater busy-ness, Eva-Maria Zetsche
2nd place: Curiosity, José Maria Ortega-Garcia
3rd place: Little researchers at work, Olga Ortega-Martinez
≈ The IMAGO project seeks to sequence the genomes of 8 different common species.
1st place: Fucus vesiculosus delighted, Christian Pansch
2nd place: Balanus improvisus in the dark, Christian Pansch
3rd place: Sleepy Amphiura filiformis, Olga Ortega-Martinez
The 8 IMAGO species are: Diatom (Skeletonema marinoi), Bay Barnacle (Balanus improvises), Periwinkle (Littorina saxatilis), Sand goby (Pomatoschistus minutus), Bladderwrack (Fucus vesiculosus), Brittle star (Amphiura filiformis), Baltic Isopod (Idotea balthica), and Marine Yeast (Debaryomyces hansenii).
The competition is open for both researchers and the public, and one of the aims with the contest is to create meeting places between academia and the public. Therefore, there will be open galleries both at the Aquarium at the Lovén centre Tjärnö and in the shopping mall Nordstan, Gothenburg, during Västerhavsveckan 2016.
In 2016 we had the following categories:
The prizes 2016 are kindly granted by the Hans G. Hansson's memorial Fund.
Hans G. Hansson was a marine biologist and one of our country's leading taxonomic experts in marine fauna. He worked for most of his life at Tjärnö Marine Biological Laboratory outside Strömstad (today also known as the Lovén Centre-Tjärnö).
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Emma Berdan, Pierre De Wit , Olga Ortega-Martinez