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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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Continued funding for the Swedish Infrastructure for Ecosystem Science (SITES)

The Swedish Infrastructure for Ecosystem Science (SITES) has been awarded continued funding for 2023–2027 from the Swedish Research Council (VR). SITES is a national infrastructure for ecosystem

Webinar: Urban forests 2

Urban forestry from a planning perspective hanna.weiber.post@slu.se Urban forestry is a new and still-developing research field. In this webinar series, arranged by SLU Urban Futures and Future

Improved screening strategies for identification of organic contaminants the focus of new thesis

The findings of a new thesis can be used to identify new or unknown pollutants in aquatic environments more quickly, and help creating a healthy environment and a sustainable future. Man-made

Sanne Smith

I am a PhD student within the PERFORCE3 european training network, an interdisciplinary consortium investigating different aspects related to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). My research

Karriärbidrag till Foon Yin Lai

Docent Foon Yin Lai, at the Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment, is one of the five researchers who has been awarded 3 million SEK as a career grant from the Vice-Chancellor of SLU. SLU’s

Large-scale mapping of microflora in European lakes

Have you ever wondered about the invisible bacteria, archaea, viruses and protozoa hiding in our lakes? Each drop of water contains millions of unicellular organisms that cannot be seen with the

Mini-Symposium “Recovering DNA from sedimentary archives”

Mini-symposium “Recovering DNA from sedimentary archives” vattenmiljo-webb@slu.se This mini-symposium aims to present exciting new work and future prospects about research utilizing DNA preserved

Paul Löffler

I investigate the proliferation and transmission of antibiotic resistance resulting from transformation products of antimicrobial chemicals in aquatic environments. Therefore, I assess selected

Diss Bonnie Bailet

New methods for improving water management - Exploring the role of diatoms in ecosystems charlotta.eriksson@slu.se Bonnie Bailet defends her thesis "New methods for improving water management -

Malhun Fakioglu

I am currently working on the removal of micropollutants from water and wastewater by ozone oxidation and granular activated carbon filtration. My previous studies included the removal of taste and

Diss James Weldon

Change, stability, and atmospheric pollutant effects in European forest vegetation charlotta.eriksson@slu.se James Weldon defends his thesis "Change, stability, and atmospheric pollutant effects in

Lars Sonesten

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 to the Sea. Head of

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