Gulf of Bothnia

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a northern arm of the Baltic Sea

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Mantyniemi, "Intraplate seismicity and seismic hazard: the Gulf of Bothnia Area in Northern Europe Revisited," in Earthquake Research and Analysis-New Frontiers in Seismology, S.
Finnair opens new routes to Sweden, and will fly daily to LuleEaAN and UmeEaAN on the coast of the Gulf of Bothnia during the summer season 2015 connecting these growing centers to Finnair's wide network of destinations in Asia, Europe and North America with daily frequencies.
ICEBREAKER SAMPO: A full day in the open arctic seascape of the Gulf of Bothnia on the former icebreaker for the Finnish government.
The Aland Islands lie at the entrance to the Gulf of Bothnia in the Baltic Sea, inhabited by a predominantly Swedish population who speak Swedish, and whose emotional ties were decidedly bound to Sweden.
Some three hours from the capital Helsinki, washed by the chilly Gulf of Bothnia, Rauma is a cobbled network of wonderfully preserved wooden buildings, some dating from the 1600s, most late 1800s.
Quotas have been increased for three stocks (herring in the Central Baltic zone and Gulf of Bothnia, and cod in the Western Baltic) but reduced for the herring and cod stocks in the Western Baltic, as well as for salmon and sprat.
Establishing new sources of LNG, it said, "increases energy supply diversity and delivery reliability while reducing emissions, especially in industries in which other fossil fuels are used as energy sources." Also, it creates a competing supply of gas in Finland, "which will make the gas market function better while making gas prices more competitive." One project that could benefit has been proposed in the Tornio region, 575 miles north of Helsinki at the northern tip of the Gulf of Bothnia, where steel manufacturer Outokumpu is seeking to build a $150 million LNG terminal.
The total allowable catches (TACs) for the Baltic sea for the pelagic stock (herring and sprat) for the Central Baltic, Gulf of Riga and the Gulf of Bothnia correspond to the maximum sustainable yield (MSY, or the rate of capture allowing for the renewal of the species) for 2014, with the exception of the TAC for herring in the Western Baltic, which corresponds to the temporary level in relation to the MSY.
With a landscape that is coastal to the south, bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Finland, and Gulf of Bothnia, and Arctic in the north, Finland has been formed by thousands of years of continental glacial recession.
In the Gulf of Bothnia strong winds are primarily from the sector between south and west, and thus the eastern coast of the basin can experience heavy ice forces.
Which two countries are separated by the Gulf of Bothnia?
There will be three cruises from Harwich International Port in May 2013 - to the Baltic, Norway and Lapland, through the Gulf of Bothnia - and a mini-cruise in June 2013.
TVO has already reached the decision in principle from the Finnish government and parliament to construct OL4 on Olkiluoto Island, which is just offshore in the Gulf of Bothnia in southwestern Finland.