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Department of Forest Ecology and Management

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New genetic discoveries could enhance rainforest restoration

In a recent study, researchers in Borneo explored how climate affects evolution of tropical tree species. The results showed that genetic variation in tree performance was related to the origin of

Thesis presents unique study on flood mitigation in newly rewetted peatlands

Rewetting some of Sweden's drained peatlands has been touted as a measure to mitigate the effects of extreme weather. But how effective is this? In her doctoral thesis Shirin Karimi at SLU in Umeå

Urban forests: Governance & Management of Urban Forests

Governance & Management of Urban Forests - introducing Nature-based Thinking urbanfutures@slu.se The concept of Nature-based Thinking embodies the perspective of nature with people, rather than

Dissertation Shirin Karim

Peatland hydrology in boreal Sweden: Modelling, long-term data analysis, and experimental rewetting charlotta.bergstrom@slu.se Shirin Karim defends her thesis "Peatland hydrology in boreal Sweden:

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

utlysningen IDA3 tillfalle2_eng

The call from the Interdisciplinary Academy – Q&A session and match making futurefood@slu.se Welcome to a lunch webinar about the call for new applicants to the Interdisciplinary Academy (IDA) at

Learning about CCF: Close-to-nature methods in theory, practice and teaching

Continuous cover forestry, CCF, also referred to as close-to-nature forestry, has become a standard model in many European countries pursuing sustainable forest management. With nearly 25 years of

Professorial inauguration – lectures

Professorial inauguration – lectures helena.pennlov@slu.se On Friday 19 April professors from Alnarp, Umeå and Uppsala will be inaugurated at SLU Ultuna. Illustrations: Fredrik Saarkoppel,

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

Tejshree Tiwari

tejshree.tiwari@slu.se Modelling biogeochemistry in boreal landscapes As a modeller, I am interested in the interconnectivity between biological, chemical and physical processes that govern the

Valuable tree planting can help preserve natural forests in Borneo

By planting indigenous trees into logged forests, Borneo can have valuable timber production without rainforest losses. This is one of the findings in a study where SLU-researchers calculated the

Soil health Living Labs

markmiljo-webb@slu.se How can Sweden contribute to creating Living Labs with a focus on soil health to meet regional challenges? Welcome on 24 April to find partners and learn about the EU's Mission