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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.


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Solution-focused study

The part of the landscape that connects watercourses and surrounding land is highly interesting from several perspectives. Here there are strong interests that do not always manage to agree. Now

Ulrika Jansson Klintberg

ulrika.jansson.klintberg@slu.se As a communications officer at the Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment, my main objective is to support popular science communication and tell the story

Strengthened research and teaching about water

During 2022, the Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment at SLU, Swedish University of Agriculture, got four new docents. Consequently, the research and teaching at SLU in the freshwater area

Faruk Djodjic

faruk.djodjic@slu.se My research explores mobilization and transport of nutrients from land to water with focus on agricultural landscape. How do water, particles and nutrients move across

New funding for water research

During the autumn 2022, the Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment, SLU has been delighted to receive news on the approval of several research grants that can increase our knowledge of water

600 lakes and 1000 water courses to new Ecological Quality Criteria

During the autumn of 2022, an updated way of assessing the ecological status of water has been introduced in Sweden. The assessments apply to water in Sweden and are now harmonised with assessments

Water researcher is awarded for the best PhD thesis

Alberto Celma, who did his dissertation in Spain in 2021, has been awarded a prise for his PhD thesis on improving screening techniques that are used to detect known and unknown substances in water.

Svante Rehnstam

svante.rehnstam@slu.se I am a PhD Student in Organic Environmental Chemistry conducting research on per- and polyfluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS). My research involves developing new

Is there poison in the drinking water?

Alberto Celma and Svante Rehnstam from SLU are training to be able to answer this question. They participate in a project that has the goal of increasing the possibility of identifying unknown

Location and size determine the cost-effectiveness of the wetland

Since the beginning of the 1990s, many wetlands have been constructed in Sweden. The reasons have been several. But there are so far few studies that have followed up on how effective the wetlands

James Kurén Weldon

james.weldon@slu.se I am a researcher at the Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment, and Head of Programme Centre for ICP Integrated Monitoring, a network of sites across 15 European

Reinert Huseby Karlsen

reinert.huseby.karlsen@slu.se Reinert Huseby Karlsen holds a doctoral degree in hydrology and has more than 10 years of experience in hydrological research and investigations. His academic research

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