The Research Division
The Head of the Research Division has the main responsibility for the organisation and coordination of the research and for the research collections. The Director of Science has a staff of administrators and advisers, known as Research Division Directorate.
The following departments belong to the Research Division:
Monitoring of environmental contaminants. The Environmental Specimen Bank.
Fungi, lichens, algae, bryophytes, etc.
Insects, arachnids, myriapods
Corals, different kinds of worms, gastropods, bivalves, crustaceans, seastars, sea urchins, etc.
Laboratory for Isotope Geology
Isotope analysis of rocks, mineral, sediments, water and environmental samples. NORDSIM.
Laboratory of Molecular Systematics
Analyses of DNA.
Seed plants. Palynological Laboratory (pollen analyses).
Fish, amphimbians, mammals, reptiles, birds, etc. The Bird Ringing Centre (administration of bird ringing in Sweden) and the FishBase secretariat.