Arno Rosemarin


Kingdom of Sweden

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Senior Research Fellow, Stockholm Environment Institute

Short Bio:

Arno Rosemarin has a multidisciplinary environmental and natural resources background with a speciality in water resources management, limnology and aquatic toxicology. Arno’s specialities include global phosphorus resources, ecological sanitation, nutrient flows, eutrophication of freshwater and marine systems, aquatic eco-toxicology and he has skills in communications, programme development, capacity building, research management, field and laboratory research, writing/editing and training. Arno completed his PhD in 1982 at Queen’s University, Canada on the nutrient kinetics of the Great Lakes attached algae Cladophora glomerata and Stigeoclonium tenue. His MSc at Univ of Ottawa (1970-1974) examined indicator lotic periphyton downstream of sewage treatment plants and pulp and paper mills. He worked from 1974 to 1982 at the Canada Department of Fisheries and Oceans, from 1982 to 1986 at the Baltic Sea Laboratory in Karlskrona, Sweden, from 1986-1990 as Editor-in-Chief of AMBIO at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and has been at SEI since 1991 as Communications Director, Manager of the EcoSanRes Programme and Senior Research Fellow.