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Department of Aquatic Siences and Assessment

The Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment is a research center for applied environmental research with national responsibility for monitoring the environmental status of lakes and watercourses. Research is mainly focused on aquatic ecology and biodiversity, geochemistry and hydrology and aquatic ecotoxicology and environmental chemistry.


Det finns 382 sidor som är taggade med Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment:

Farmer as water manager

Combines farmers' experience with local data to find the best countermeasures for nutrient leaching. This project is described in Swedish . Resultat A final report from the project is available in

Klimatforskartopplistan

När nyhetsorganisationen Reuters rankar de tusen mest inflytelserika klimatforskarna på sin Reuters Hot List hittar vi bland klimatkändisar som James Hansen och Michael E. Mann dessutom tio svenska

Klimatforskartopplistan

När nyhetsorganisationen Reuters rankar de tusen mest inflytelserika klimatforskarna på sin Reuters Hot List hittar vi bland klimatkändisar som James Hansen och Michael E. Mann dessutom tio svenska

Swedish radio program Vetenskapsradion Klotet about PFAS in drinking water

PFAS contamination of drinking water has been the subject of a recent high-profile lawsuit in Kallinge in southern Sweden. In the latest episode of the Swedish radio program Vetenskapsradion Klotet,

Swedish radio program Vetenskapsradion Klotet about PFAS in drinking water

PFAS contamination of drinking water has been the subject of a recent high-profile lawsuit in Kallinge in southern Sweden. In the latest episode of the Swedish radio program Vetenskapsradion Klotet,

Environmental contaminants and pesticides

Environmental contaminants such as PCB, flame retardants, PFAS, heavy metals and residues of pesticides can have negative effects on both human health and ecosystems. At the department, research is

Senior environmental assessment specialists - lectures

Senior environmental assessment specialists - lectures

Lectures by SLU´s senior environmental assessment specialists fomaredaktion@slu.se In the autumn of 2020, SLU´s vice-chancellor appointed our first senior environmental assessment specialists. On

Kevin Bishop

Kevin Bishop

My research identifies human influence aquatic ecosystems and distinguishes it from natural variability in space and time. Forestry, mercury, and hydrology are some of the major issues I have worked

Karin Eklöf

Karin Eklöf

My research aims to study mercury in soils, water, and biota, and how the transformation and mobilization of mercury is influenced by natural and man-made perturbations. High mercury concentrations

New typology defines the key features of 108 major ecosystem types

Stefan Bertilsson, professor at the Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment, has contributed to a new typology describing 108 global ecosystem types. The typology will help identify which types

New typology defines the key features of 108 major ecosystem types

Stefan Bertilsson, professor at the Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment, has contributed to a new typology describing 108 global ecosystem types. The typology will help identify which types

Section for Ecology and Biodiversity

Research by the Ecology and Biodiversity section aims to understand the structural and functional diversity of aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems, often related to changes in the environment. We are

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