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Earth and environmental sciences

Earth sciences include geochemistry, oceanography, hydrology and water resources etc. Environmental science is an interdisciplinary academic field that integrates physical, biological, social and information sciences to the study of the environment, and the solution of environmental problems, such as climate research.

There are 140 pages tagged with Earth and environmental sciences:

Ylva Bellander

ylva.bellander@slu.se I am a PhD-student in the Soil chemistry research group, focused on mass balances of cadmium in agricultural soil. I'm interested in how cadmium moves in the soil-plant system

Umeå researcher a finalist for prestigious climate research prize

Researcher Gerard Rocher-Ros in Umeå receives the Swedish nomination for the prestigious Frontiers Planet Prize as one of 23 top sustainability researchers from around the world. This is the second

Hjalmar Laudon

hjalmar.laudon@slu.se My research is primarily directed towards understanding how land-use and climate are influencing water quality from a landscape perspective. I am the scientific director for

Rajneesh Gautam

rajneesh.gautam@slu.se My research focuses on in-situ treatment of per-and polyfluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS) using air-bubbling/air-sparging. I am a postdoctoral researcher specializing in

Margaux Boeraeve

margaux.boeraeve@slu.se I am an ecologist studying fungal communities and how these are affected by their environment. I am especially interested in mycorrhizal fungi in a changing world. I am

Geovana Mercado

geovana.mercado@slu.se I am a Postdoctoral researcher analysing the different organizational structures through which government and citizens relate to nature. I am interested in organisational and

Javad Mottaghipisheh

javad.mottaghipisheh@slu.se My current research is focused on application of state-of-the-art mass spectrometry tools to investigate environmental organic micropollutants, in particular focusing on

Lars Sonesten

lars.sonesten@slu.se I am a limnologist and ecotoxicologist working mainly with water chemistry and biology in inland waters. I am also working with the inputs of nutrients and hazardous substances

Sabine Jordan

sabine.jordan@slu.se Physical Geographer and Agronomist, Postgraduate. Research Interests Consequences of peatland restoration for hydrochemistry, C, N and P balances, greenhouse gas emissions and

Knowledge unearthed: Variation in our forests controlled by moisture

The water guides the way for the forest's growth and its carbon sequestration potential. PhD-student Johannes Larson has mapped this in his dissertation using advanced soil moisture maps – and a

New research on the forests unknown nitrogen fixers

SLU research project gets funding to fill knowledge gap about one of the boreal forest's most crucial nutrients. Forests rely on nitrogen for growth. However, in the cold, boreal forests, the

SLU researcher's thesis receives Finnish-Swedish scholarship

Ostrobothnian SLU researcher Betty Ehnvall awarded 50,000 SEK for her thesis on mire development in the wake of glacial rebound along the Bothnian bay coastline. The scholarship is awarded by the