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18.07.1962
671 8950
556 65584
ulo.suursaar@ut.ee
Scopus Author ID: 6601983981
Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=5feU-0pfsnYC&

Career

Institutions and positions
01.04.2018–...   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Estonian Marine Institute, Senior Research Fellow in Modelling of Marine Systems (1,00)
01.01.2016–31.03.2018   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Estonian Marine Institute, Senior Research Fellow in Modelling of Marine Systems (1,00)
01.04.2013–31.12.2015   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Estonian Marine Institute, University of Tartu, Senior Research Fellow in Modelling of Marine Systems (1,00)
01.04.2008–31.03.2013   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Estonian Marine Institute, University of Tartu, Senior Research Fellow in Modelling of Marine Systems (1,00)
01.01.2008–31.03.2008   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Estonian Marine Institute, University of Tartu, Senior Research Fellow (1,00)
17.05.2004–31.12.2007   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Estonian Marine Institute, University of Tartu, Senior Research Fellow (1,00)
01.01.1993–31.12.2002   
Estonian Marine Institute, Senior Research Fellow (1,00)
01.01.1993–31.12.1993   
FIMR, Helsinki, NorFa scholarship
01.01.1990–31.12.1992   
Institute of Ecology and Marine Research, Junior Research Fellow, postgraduate student
01.01.1988–31.12.1990   
Institute of Thermophysics and Electrophysics, Dep. of the Baltic Sea, Junior Senior Research Fellow, postgraduate student
01.09.1985–31.12.1987   
Institute of Applied Geophysics, Baltic Branch, Engineer (1,00)
 
 
Education
1988–1990   
Postgraduate Student, Estonian Acad. Sci.
1980–1985   
diploma cum laude (Geography-Hydrology), University of Tartu
 
 
R&D related managerial and administrative work
2012−2015   
Leader of the ESF grant project No 8980; Influence of shallow sea hydrodynamic processes on brackish water macroalgae communities.
2010−2018   
Opponent/reviewer of PhD theses (G.Väli, V.Alari, L.Tuomi, T.Suominen)
2008−2015   
Leader of the ESF grant projects No 7069 and 8980; Experimental studies of coastal hydrodynamic processes: coastal jets along the North Estonian coast and wave climate off the Kelba spit. Influence of hydrodynamics on macroalgal communities.
2008−2013   
Project Leader, Target Financed Theme SF0180104s08; Investigation of hydrodynamic processes and their influence on the coastal benthic ecosystem using high resolution modelling and in situ measurements.
2008−2018   
Estonian Marine Institute, Scientific council, scientific secretary
2008−2010   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology: council member
2004−2007   
Leader of the ESF grant project No 5929: Analysis of the vertical structure of the marine ecosystem elements and its dependence on the coastal sea processes based on high resoulution modelling and measurements.
2002−2012   
International Scientific Advisory Committee; conferences: Coastal Processes, Risk Analysis, Ravage of the Planet
2001−2018   
Estonian Marine Institute, Scientific council
2001−2020   
Referee for: Tellus; J. of Coastal Res.; Oceanologia; Climate Dynamics; Continental Shelf Res.; Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Sci.; Proc. Estonian Acad. Sci.; J. Sea Research; Boreal Env. Res.; Nat.Hazards, etc.; European national grant projects
2000−2003   
Leader of the ESF grant project No 4057: Modelling the influence of hydrodynamic processes on the elements of the ecosystem of the Väinameri.
1990−2013   
Estonian Geographical Society
 
 
Creative work
Science popularization and communication (in Horisont, Eesti Loodus, Lehed ja Tähed, Gorizonty Estonii, etc.).
 
 
Additional information
Senior investigator of the ESF grants 5763 (2004-2007) and 7564 (2008-2011)Senior investigator of the Estonian Target Financed Theme SF0182589s03 (2003-2007);

Qualifications

 
 
Honours & awards
2010, Ülo Suursaar, Nominee of the Estonian Science Award (geo-bio-sciences)
2009, Ülo Suursaar, Theodore Hromadka Award
 
 
Fields of research
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 1. Biosciences and Environment; 1.10. Geography and Regional Studies; CERCS CLASSIFICATION: P510 Physical geography, geomorphology, pedology, cartography, climatology ; SPECIFICATION: Measurement and modelling of coastal sea hydrodynamics; sea level, currents, waves, nutrient fluxes, coastal processes; wind climate; storms; impacts of climate change
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 1. Biosciences and Environment; 1.4. Ecology, Biosystematics and -physiology; CERCS CLASSIFICATION: B260 Hydrobiology, marine biology, aquatic ecology, limnology
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 4. Natural Sciences and Engineering; 4.2. Geosciences; CERCS CLASSIFICATION: P500 Geophysics, physical oceanography, meteorology
 
 
Additional information
Altogether about 220 papers in ETIS in 1990-2020; Web of Science, Scopus h=22.

Completed projects

Publications

Category
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1.1.
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1.1.
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1.1.
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3.1.
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3.1.
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5.2.
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1.1.
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1.1.
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1.1.
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1.1.
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1.1.
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3.1.
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3.1.
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3.2.
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5.2.
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5.2.
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1.1.
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1.1.
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2.5.
2015
3.1.
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3.1.
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5.2.
2015
5.2.
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1.1.
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1.1.
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1.1.
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1.1.
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2.2.
2014
3.1.
2014
3.3.
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5.2.
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5.2.
2014
5.2.
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1.1.
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1.1.
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1.1.
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1.1.
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1.1.
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2.2.
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3.3.
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5.2.
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5.2.
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1.1.
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3.1.
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3.1.
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3.1.
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3.1.
2012
3.1.
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5.2.
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5.2.
2012
1.1.
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1.1.
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3.1.
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3.1.
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3.1.
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3.2.
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3.4.
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5.2.
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1.1.
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3.1.
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3.1.
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3.4.
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5.2.
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5.2.
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5.2.
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1.1.
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1.1.
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1.1.
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1.1.
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1.1.
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2.5.
2009
3.1.
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3.1.
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3.1.
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3.1.
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3.1.
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3.1.
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3.1.
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3.2.
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3.2.
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3.4.
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5.2.
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5.2.
2009
5.2.
2009
6.3.
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6.6.
2009
1.1.
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1.1.
2008
3.1.
2008
3.1.
2008
3.1.
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3.1.
2008
3.2.
2008
3.4.
2008
6.6.
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6.6.
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1.1.
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1.1.
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1.1.
2007
1.1.
2007
1.1.
2007
3.1.
2007
3.2.
2007
3.2.
2007
5.2.
2007
6.6.
2007
1.1.
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1.1.
2006
1.1.
2006
3.1.
2006
3.4.
2006
3.4.
2006
6.3.
2006
6.3.
2006
6.3.
2006
6.3.
2006
6.3.
2006
1.2.
2005
3.1.
2005
3.3.
2005
3.1.
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3.1.
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3.2.
2004
3.4.
2004
6.3.
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6.3.
2004
1.1.
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1.1.
2003
3.1.
2003
3.4.
2003
3.4.
2003
6.3.
2003
6.3.
2003
1.1.
2002
1.2.
2002
3.1.
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1.1.
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1.2.
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1.2.
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6.3.
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6.6.
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1.2.
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1.2.
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3.1.
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3.2.
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3.2.
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6.3.
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6.3.
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1.1.
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3.1.
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6.3.
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3.2.
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3.2.
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3.2.
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3.2.
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3.2.
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3.2.
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3.2.
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3.4.
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4.2.
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5.1.
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6.3.
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6.3.
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6.3.
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6.3.
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6.3.
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6.3.
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6.3.
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1.1.
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1.1.
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3.5.
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6.3.
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6.3.
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3.4.
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1.2.
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3.2.
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5.1.
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6.3.
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1.2.
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3.4.
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3.5.
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2.3.
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1.2.
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1.2.
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6.3.
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3.2.
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3.4.
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3.5.
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1.2.
1990
3.2.
1990
29.05.2020
18.07.1962
671 8950
556 65584
ulo.suursaar@ut.ee
Scopus Author ID: 6601983981
Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=5feU-0pfsnYC&

Teenistuskäik

Töökohad ja ametid
01.04.2018–...   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, Eesti mereinstituut, meresüsteemide modelleerimise vanemteadur (1,00)
01.01.2016–31.03.2018   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, Eesti mereinstituut, meresüsteemide modelleerimise vanemteadur (1,00)
01.04.2013–31.12.2015   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Eesti Mereinstituut, meresüsteemide modelleerimise vanemteadur (1,00)
01.04.2008–31.03.2013   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Eesti Mereinstituut, meresüsteemide modelleerimise vanemteadur (1,00)
01.01.2008–31.03.2008   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Eesti Mereinstituut, vanemteadur (1,00)
17.05.2004–31.12.2007   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Eesti Mereinstituut, vanemteadur (1,00)
01.01.1993–31.12.2002   
Eesti Mereinstituut, Vanemteadur (1,00)
01.01.1993–31.12.1993   
Soome Mereuuringute Instituut, NorFa stipendium
01.01.1990–31.12.1992   
Ökoloogia ja Mereuuuringute Instituut, nooremteadur
01.01.1988–31.12.1990   
TA Termofüüsika ja Elektrofüüsika Instituudi Läänemere osak., nooremteadur, aspirant
01.09.1985–31.12.1987   
Rakendusgeofüüsika Instituudi Läänemere osakond, insener (1,00)
 
 
Haridustee
1988–1990   
Eesti Teaduste Akadeemia, aspirantuur
1980–1985   
Tartu Ülikool, diplom cum laude geograafia-hüdroloogia erialal
 
 
Teadusorganisatsiooniline ja -administratiivne tegevus
2012−2015   
ETF grandi 8980 juht; Hüdrodünaamiliste protsesside mõju riimveelise madalmere makrovetikate kooslustele.
2010−2018   
PhD oponent/retsensent (G.Väli, V.Alari, L.Tuomi, T.Suominen)
2008−2015   
ETF grandi 7069 ja 8980 juht; Rannikulähedaste hüdrodünaamilisete protsesside eksperimentaaluuringud: jugahoovused Põhja-Eesti rannikumeres ning lainekliima Kelba maasääre lähedal. Hüdrodünaamika mõju makrovetikate kooslusele.
2008−2013   
Sihtfinantseeritava teema SF0180104s08 juht; Hüdrodünaamiliste protsesside ja nende mõju uurimine põhjaelustikule kõrgtiheda modelleerimise ning eksperimentaalmõõtmiste baasil.
2008−2018   
TÜ Eesti Mereinstituudi (LOMI) teadussekretär
2008−2010   
TÜ LOTE nõukogu, liige
2004−2007   
ETF grandi 5929 juht; Rannikumere ökosüsteemi elementide vertikaalse struktuuri ning neid kujundavate protsesside vastasmõju uurimine kõrglahutusega eksperimentaalsete mõõtmiste ja mudelarvutuste baasil.
2002−2012   
Konverentside Coastal Processes ja Risk Analyis rahvusvahelise korralduskomitee liige
2001−2018   
TÜ Eesti Mereinstituudi teadusnõukogu, liige
2001−2020   
Retsensent (Tellus; J. of Coastal Res.; Oceanologia; Climate Dynamics; Continental Shelf Res.; Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Sci.; Proc. Estonian Acad. Sci.; J. Sea Research; Boreal Env. Res.; Nat.Hazards, etc.; Teiste riikide teadusgrandid).
2000−2003   
ETF grandi 4057 juht; Hüdrodünaamiliste protsesside mõju uurimine Väinamere ökosüsteemi elementidele mudelarvutuste baasil.
1990−2013   
Eesti Geograafia Seltsi liige
 
 
Loometöö
Teadustöö ja teaduse populariseerimine (Horisont, Eesti Loodus, Lehed ja Tähed, Gorizontõ Estonii jt.).
 
 
Lisainfo
ETF grandi 5763 (2004-2007) ja 7564 (2008-2011) põhitäitjaSihtfinantseeritava teema SF0182589s03 (2003-2007) põhitäitja;

Kvalifikatsioon

 
 
Teaduspreemiad ja tunnustused
2010, Ülo Suursaar, Vabariigi teaduspreemia nominent (geo- ja bioteadused)
2009, Ülo Suursaar, Theodore Hromadka preemia
 
 
Teadustöö põhisuunad
ETIS KLASSIFIKAATOR: 1. Bio- ja keskkonnateadused; 1.10. Geograafia ja regionaaluuringud; CERCS KLASSIFIKAATOR: P510 Füüsiline geograafia, geomorfoloogia, mullateadus, kartograafia, klimatoloogia ; TÄPSUSTUS: Mere hüdrodünaamika eksperimentaalmõõtmised ja modelleerimine; veetase, hoovused, lainetus, biogeenide vahetus, rannaprotsessid; tuulekliima; tormid; kliima muutuse mõju uurimine
ETIS KLASSIFIKAATOR: 1. Bio- ja keskkonnateadused; 1.4. Ökoloogia, biosüstemaatika ja -füsioloogia; CERCS KLASSIFIKAATOR: B260 Hüdrobioloogia, mere-bioloogia, veeökoloogia, limnoloogia
ETIS KLASSIFIKAATOR: 4. Loodusteadused ja tehnika; 4.2. Maateadused; CERCS KLASSIFIKAATOR: P500 Geofüüsika, füüsikaline okeanograafia, meteoroloogia
 
 
Lisainfo
Kokku ETIS-es 1990-2020 u.220 artiklit; Web of Science, Scopus h=22.

Lõppenud projektid

Publikatsioonid

Klass
Aasta
Publikatsioon
 
1.1.
2020
1.1.
2020
1.1.
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1.1.
2020
3.1.
2020
1.1.
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1.1.
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1.1.
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1.1.
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3.2.
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5.2.
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1.1.
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1.1.
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3.1.
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3.1.
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5.2.
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1.1.
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1.1.
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1.1.
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1.1.
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1.1.
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1.1.
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3.1.
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3.1.
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3.2.
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5.2.
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5.2.
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1.1.
2015
1.1.
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2.5.
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3.1.
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3.1.
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5.2.
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5.2.
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1.1.
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1.1.
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1.1.
2014
1.1.
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2.2.
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3.1.
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3.3.
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5.2.
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5.2.
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5.2.
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1.1.
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1.1.
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MUURU,06605 (85)ASTRA - Developing Policies & Adaptation Strategies to Climate Change in the Baltic Sea region"01.06.200531.12.2007Are KontTallinn University; Tallinn University, Institute of Ecology109 653,73 EUR
MUUSLOOM12144TEstonian environmental and climate change impact assessment based on dynamic atmospheric- marine- and catchment models01.01.201231.12.2014Ain KullUniversity of Tartu; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University401 566,50 EUR
ETFETF7564Effects of global change and human pressure on the development of accumulative shores in Estonia01.01.200831.12.2011Are KontTallinn University, Institute of Ecology76 119,54 EUR
SFSF0180104s08Investigation of hydrodynamic processes and their influence on the coastal benthic ecosystem using high resolution modelling and in situ measurements01.01.200831.12.2013Ülo SuursaarUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Estonian Marine Institute, University of Tartu621 974,01 EUR
ETFETF8980Influence of shallow sea hydrodynamic processes on brackish water macroalgae communities01.01.201231.12.2015Ülo SuursaarUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Estonian Marine Institute, University of Tartu48 000,00 EUR
SFSF0182589s03Mathematical modelling of the Baltic Sea and Estonian large lakes ecosystems and composing of the operational forecasting models01.01.200331.12.2007Rein TamsaluUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Estonian Marine Institute, University of Tartu371 774,06 EUR
PUTPUT595Storms of the Baltic Sea and their impacts on marine life01.01.201531.12.2016Ülo SuursaarUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Estonian Marine Institute130 144,00 EUR
ETFETF7609Experimental studies of coastal hydrodynamic processes: coastal jets along the North Estonian coast and wave climate off the Kelba spit01.01.200831.12.2011Ülo SuursaarUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Estonian Marine Institute, University of Tartu; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Estonian Marine Institute, University of Tartu; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old)58 918,99 EUR
ETFETF5929Analysis of the vertical structure of the marine ecosystem elements and its dependance on the coastal sea processes based on high resolution modelling and measurements.01.01.200431.12.2007Ülo SuursaarUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Estonian Marine Institute, University of Tartu; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Estonian Marine Institute, University of Tartu20 878,06 EUR
MUUTAU15028 (BONUS call 2014)A Systems Approach Framework for Coastal Research and Management in the Baltic01.04.201531.03.2018Are KontTallinn University; Tallinn University, Institute of Ecology150 000,00 EUR
ETFETF5763Relationships between increased storminess and vitalisation of sea-shore evolution in Estonia01.01.200431.12.2007Are KontTallinn University, Institute of Ecology41 083,91 EUR
PUT; PUT_OPPUT1439Future marine climate and ecological risks in the Baltic Sea01.01.201731.12.2020Ülo SuursaarUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Estonian Marine Institute240 000,00 EUR
APSF0180104s08APSmall-scale research infrastructure modernization for the project SF0180104s0801.01.201031.12.2011Ülo SuursaarUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Estonian Marine Institute, University of Tartu43 076,45 EUR