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Environmental monitoring and assessment news

Here we present news items about environmental monitoring and assessment, a special mission within SLU.


There are 33 pages tagged with Environmental monitoring and assessment news:

Planned call for EMA development funds

SLU plans to open a call for development projects within the twelve environmental monitoring and assessment (EMA) programmes for 2025. The last day for applications is 15 September 2024. The call

Forskare på SLU kommenterar ICES råd för fisket i Östersjön

On 31 May, the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) published its scientific advice for next year's fishing opportunities in the Baltic Sea. The Council recommends a continued

SLU testar trålkamera – för att minska fiskfångsten

By installing a stereo video camera in the trawl, researchers at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences want to reduce the need for trawling in acoustic fish surveys. The technology is now

International symposium at Alnarp about managing public spaces

June 3–5, the subject group Landscape governance and management at SLU organizes an international symposium on management of the public spaces, which is aimed at researchers as well as practitioners.

Fler men mindre kräftor i Vättern och Hjälmaren

The number of signal crayfish is increasing in Sweden's largest lakes: Lake Vänern, Lake Vättern, Lake Hjälmaren and Lake Mälaren. But in several of the lakes, the proportion of small crayfish is

Biodiversity Challenge 2024

From May 2–June 28 we want you to find and report as many different species as possible on SLU’s campuses. Participate in activities, compete with other SLU students during lunch breaks, or report

“Remediation of headwater streams is the missing link”

Agricultural headwaters are everywhere but at the same time much overlooked, despite their important role in regulating functions and quality of downstream ecosystems. They are often seen as passive

SLU söker sportfiskare som vill fiska för forskning

Some species of fish, such as pike and trout, are difficult to catch with the nets and fyke nets normally used in fish monitoring. Researchers at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences now

Teamwork, weather challenges and rare fish finds – join us on a bottom trawl survey in the North Sea

We would like to say a big thank you to Barbara Bland who is now ending her assignment as expedition leader for IBTS (International Bottom Trawl Survey) on board SLU's research vessel R/V Svea and

Having good neighbours and few top predators make predatory fish populations more resilient

A regime shift is gradually spreading through the archipelagos of the Swedish Baltic Sea coast, where shallow bays, previously dominated by pike and perch have one by one become dominated by one of

Fiskbarometern: senaste trenden för svensk fisk och skaldjur

At the Fiskbarometer, SLU presents the state and trends of fish and shellfish stocks in Swedish seas and freshwaters. The assessments for 2023 have now been completed. The status of pike and perch in

Assessing the detectability of European spruce bark beetle

Detecting disease- or insect-infested forests as early as possible is a classic application of remote sensing. Under conditions of climate change and global warming, outbreaks of the European spruce

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