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Swedish Infrastructure for Ecosystem Science (SITES)

SITES is a national research infrastructure for terrestrial and limnological field research, open to all scientists. SITES extends throughout Sweden with different ecosystems and climatic zones, from agriculture lands, forest, cultivated forest to mires, streams, lakes and alpines.


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Continued funding for the Swedish Infrastructure for Ecosystem Science (SITES)

The Swedish Infrastructure for Ecosystem Science (SITES) has been awarded continued funding for 2023–2027 from the Swedish Research Council (VR). SITES is a national infrastructure for ecosystem

Large-scale mapping of microflora in European lakes

Have you ever wondered about the invisible bacteria, archaea, viruses and protozoa hiding in our lakes? Each drop of water contains millions of unicellular organisms that cannot be seen with the

Streams and rivers emit more carbon dioxide at night than day

Streams and rivers emit large amounts of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, but a new study published in Nature Geoscience shows that the flux may be greater than previously thought. Current

Snow records in Röbäcksdalen and Svartberget

The weather this winter around Umeå in northern Sweden has so far been erratic. Both November and December were unusually warm with little snow, but in January the temperature fell, it started to

New deputy director for SITES

Blaize Denfeld started as SITES Deputy Director at the beginning of November. SITES, Swedish Infrastructure for Ecosystem Science , is a national infrastructure for terrestrial and limnological field

Honey harvest at Röbäcksdalen

Röbäcksdalen research station houses three bee hives for reasearch purposes. The bee hives are a part of the infrastructure SITES - Swedish infrastructure for ecosystem science. In the end of

17th Annual Krycklan Symposium

17th Annual Krycklan Symposium: "Drained wetlands – effects of continued forestry and restoration” kim.lindgren@slu.se On a yearly basis, all of the people involved in the Krycklan Catchment Study

DiverIMPACTS a new long-term experiment at SITES Lönnstorp

The European H2020 project DiverIMPACTS builds on 10 field experiments across Europe to quantify impacts of crop diversification. A new long-term experiment started in 2018 on the SITES Lönnstorp

Invigning av nytt biosfärsområdet

In June Unesco decided to approve the application for Vindeln River to become a biosphere reserve. For SLU this means that two of the research stations, Svartberget in Vindeln and Röbäcksdalen in

Insekternas hemliga liv

At SITES Röbäcksdalen there are a few ongoing projects regarding pollinating insects. The aim is to get a better understanding of which pollinating insects that exists in northern Sweden, but also to

SLU participates in European ecosystem research infrastructure

The European Commission recently approved funding for two major development projects to the European field research network LTER Europe (Long Term Ecosystem Research). SLU will be involved with

Pasture time at Röbäcksdalen

Last week it was time for the animals to be released on the pasture. Different groups of cows got access to the green meadows during the week. Pastures are important as several birds nest there, e.g.

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