Sanna Matsson

MSc in Marine Coastal Development Sanna Matsson (AMB) will Thursday 4 March 2021 at 12:15 defend her thesis for the PhD degree in Natural Science:

"Fouling of macro epibionts on cultivated Saccharina latissima (Phaeophyceae) - In situ temporal and spatial variation"


Evaluation Committee

  • Dr Annelise Chapman, TANGO Seaweed AS, Leinøy (1. opponent)
  • Dr Phil Kerrison, SAMS, Scottish Marine Institute, UK (2. opponent)
  • Professor Camilla Svensen, AMB (internal member and leader of the committee)



  • Professor Bodil Bluhm, Department of Arctic and Marine Biology
  • Researcher Dr Hartvig Christie, Norwegian Institute for Water Research
  • Professor Anna Metaxas, Dalhousie University, Canada


Opposition ex auditorio

If you have any questions for the candidate during the public defence, please send an e-mail to the committe leader Camilla Svensen ( before 13:15 on the disputation day. The questions will be announced to the candidate when the opponents have finished their examination.


Streaming site

Both the defence and the trial lecture will be streamed and recorded from this web site:



The thesis is available here:


The disputation will be led by Vice Dean Jørgen Berge, Faculty of Biosciences, Fisheries and Economics, UiT.


NB: Due to the Corona Epidemic only a small group of invited guests  are allowed to be present in the auditorium.


Når: 04. mars 2021 kl. 12.15–15.00
Hvor: Strømmes fra Store auditorium (E-101), NFH-bygget
Studiested: Digitalt
Målgruppe: Ansatte, Studenter, Gjester / eksterne, inviterte
Kontakt: Ingjerd Gauslaa Nilsen
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