General information:

Start: October 13th 2015 afternoon
End: October 15th 2015 11AM

We looking forward contributing talks and poster, please contact Teppo ( or Lutz ( for registration, contributions and questions.

Price for the symposium: 150€ (payable with cash or card at the venue). This price includes bus from Helsinki and back, all the meals and accommodation in shared 2 person rooms.


Note: we have a charter bus taking us from Helsinki city centre to symposium venue and back. Leaving from Helsinki on Tuesday around 11AM and back on Thursday around 1PM (Airport 2PM).

The charter bus (name of the bus company: Åbergin Linja) leaves on Tuesday at 11AM from Kiasma charter coach stop, located in front of Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma on Mannerheimintie (mannerheiminaukio 2).

Please note that TZS is relatively remotely located and the nearest shops, post office, restaurants etc. are located in Hanko (17 km). (Our charter bus will stop by the supermarket on our way to Tvärminne)

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Tvärminne Zoological Station

The venue for EECD 2015 is located in Tvärminne Zoological Station. This marine station belongs to the Faculty of Biological and Environmental Science, University of Helsinki. It is located at the entrance to the Gulf of Finland in the Baltic Sea and situated in a nature reserve, where only research and teaching activities are allowed.

The Station is part of the FINMARI infrastructure network, with the aim of providing easy access to all major Finnish marine research infrastructures. The network consists of coastal field stations, research vessels, laboratories, fixed measurement platforms and buoys in the northern Baltic Sea. The Station also belongs to a broader network of Finnish University research stations, which are spread across the whole country.

In the case you miss the bus 🙂 Getting to TZS

Tvärminne Zoological Station is easily accessible from Helsinki or Turku. There will be a bus from Helsinki city center to the Station on October 13th and 15th.

You may also buy a train ticket to either Hanko (Hangö) or Lappohja (Lappvik). About one hour after leaving Helsinki or Turku you have to change at Karjaa (Karis). Take the local train to Hanko where there is a taxi station opposite the train- and bus station, and from there you can take a taxi to TZS (18 km). The phone number for taxi is 019 106910. There is also a train and bus stop in Lappohja (Lappvik), 11 km from TZS. It is also easy to get to TZS by private car from Helsinki or Turku (125 km and 135 km, respectively).

The address for GPS navigator: J. A. Palménin tie 260, 10900 Hanko, Finland.