Soil science is the study of soil as a natural resource on the surface of the Earth including soil formation, classification and mapping; physical, chemical, biological, and fertility properties of soils; and these properties in relation to the use and management of soils.
Our mission is to advance the understanding of forest ecosystem processes and to progress the principles of forest ecosystem management
The overall aim is to create knowledge that promotes sustainable and competitive agricultural systems that are based on forages, and ensures the supply of environmentally sustainable food items from
Röbäcksdalen Field Research Station (63.8 ° N, 20.2 ° E) is located 2 km south of Umeå city center, 3 km from Umeå airport and train stations, and 5 km from Umeå campus. The research station is part
The research station carries out the official variety trials of forage crops, cereals and potatoes. Several long-term experiments are under the management of the field station, including different
NJV:s own research facilites includes the whole chain from fields to animals. Moreover, we are the only department at SLU with an animal production facility (in this case dairy production). We are a
The plat prep lab is situated in the field station at Röbäcksdalen. It includes a sample preparation room, drying cabinets and a milling room.
The department publicates both scientific and popular scientific articles. The scientific publications are as peer-reviewed journal and conference papers. The popular scientific papers are mostly
Research and education are carried out in an interdisciplinary environment in close collaboration between soil, plant, and animal disciplines The department is organised jointly between the Faculty
The UNFCCC organizes climate summits, mainly the annual Conference of Parties (COP), where all countries that have signed the climate convention meet and negotiate how the international climate work
We provide decision support and expertise in the work towards A Non-Toxic Environment in Sweden. The data from our monitoring programmes contributes to the overall picture of the environmental status
A person consumes on average two liters of drinking water per day. But how clean is your tap water? SLU develops knowledge to support decision makers and the water services industry in their work to
Results from the Swedish national environmental monitoring program for pesticides is partly compiled in a database, provided by the data-host, and partly uploaded as files on this page. The links and