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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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Cooperation paves the way for new knowledge about Europe's ecosystems

Delegations from European countries gather at Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SLU, in Uppsala to meet for the first time and decide on issues related to how the European network of

Diss Sara Sandström

Sources, composition and transport of fluvial suspended sediment and attached phosphorus in agricultural catchments : a cross-scale analysis charlotta.eriksson@slu.se Sara Sandström defends her

Finds new contaminants of concern in Lake Mälaren

Lake Mälaren is Sweden’s biggest drinking water source, and as such, it is important to monitor its water. We check the water for well-known environmental pollutants regularly. But what about all new

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

Diss Jenny Nilsson

Climate-induced food-web and community changes in Swedish subarctic lakes charlotta.eriksson@slu.se Jenny Nilsson defends her thesis "Climate-induced food-web and community changes in Swedish

Aquatic foods are superfoods for people and for our planet

SLU Global, SLU Aqua and SLU Aquaculture hosted a successful webinar about sustainable production and harvesting of fish, invertebrates and algae captured or cultured in freshwater or marine

When the research is acknowledged

It is important to reach out with research results in order for them to be used in society. High citation of research articles is a measure of great attention and good use. Therefore, it is extra

Complex data is portrayed with music

When you want to reach a broad audience with complex scientific results, it can be difficult to explain the conclusions. Setting the data to music can be a solution. Together the notes may capture a

Mitigation role of forested buffers for streams in agricultural landscapes

The role of forested buffers for improving ecological status in linked stream–riparian habitats in human-modified landscapes across Europe is investigated and described in a new thesis from the

Diss Jasmina Sargac

Forested buffers in agricultural landscapes : mitigation effects on stream–riparian meta-ecosystems charlotta.eriksson@slu.se Jasmina Sargac defends her thesis "Forested buffers in agricultural

Javier Edo Varg

javier.vargas@slu.se Hello! I am Javier Edo Varg but you can call me Javi or Edo or Varg, and I love microbes! @.@ If you want to know more about me and my research, you can follow me on Instagram!

Worrying discovery of nanoplastics in remote forest waters

Nanoplastics – tiny, invisible plastic particles that could hardly be measured previously – have now been detected in high concentrations in lakes, streams and ponds in Sweden, and also in

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