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Environmental sciences related to agriculture and land use

Environmental science is an interdisciplinary academic field that integrates physical, biological and information sciences to the study of the environment, and the solution of environmental problems. The subject include research on biodiversity, risks and ethics.

There are 87 pages tagged with Environmental sciences:

Biodiversity ­Challenge 2024

Biodiversity ­Challenge 2024 cecilia.nordstrom@slu.se On May 2, Biodiversity Challenge 2024 kicks off. The contest, internationally known as Biodiversity Challenge for ICA members, is a

Diss Lukas Hallberg

Floodplain remediation in agricultural streams : improved process understanding for reduced eutrophication charlotta.eriksson@slu.se Lukas Hallberg defends his thesis "Floodplain remediation in

Earth Hour

Earth Hour is held every year in March with the purpose to bring the world together, shine a spotlight on nature loss and the climate crisis, and to inspire more people to act and advocate for urgent

Gwang-Jung Kim

gwangjung.kim@slu.se Postdoctor at the Department of Forest Ecology and Management During my Ph.D. study, my interests focused on the plants' ecophysiological responses to extreme climate events.

Diss Arvid Stiernström

Beyond the Minefield Mining, Development, and Open Moments in Northern Sweden charlotta.eriksson@slu.se Arvid Stiernström defends his thesis "Beyond the Minefield Mining, Development, and Open

Johan Svensson

johan.svensson@slu.se My research is oriented mainly towards sustainable forest governance and management, landscape ecology and restoration ecology, with project on various topics, such as high

Geovana Mercado

geovana.mercado@slu.se I am a Postdoctoral researcher analysing the different organizational structures through which government and citizens relate to nature. I am interested in organisational and

Diss Tove Ortman

New potential in old varieties Using landrace cereals to meet food production challenges charlotta.eriksson@slu.se Tove Ortman defends her thesis "New potential in old varieties Using landrace

Diss Tobias Klöffel

Soil structure and water functions in agricultural soils of the temperate boreal zone in a changing climate charlotta.eriksson@slu.se Tobias Klöffel defends his thesis "Soil structure and water

What Sweden can learn from South Koreas fight against forest fires

Camera-monitored hills, off-road forest fire trucks, and pine saplings as far as the eye can see. These are some of the impressions from South Korea's east coast, where some of SLU's forest fire


On December 13th the student teams from 5 Nordic and Baltic universities pitched their food and biotechnology related business ideas to an international jury at the NOBALIS Demo Day. The teams have

Unclear guidelines prevent adequate protection of forest streams

To diminish the negative impacts of tree felling, a protected corridor in the riparian zone is recommended in many countries. But the guidelines are too vague and unclear to achieve the desired