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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 55 pages tagged with Environmental sciences:

Urban Forestry and Green Infrastructure – a historic perspective

parvin.mazandarani@slu.se The webinar series on urban forests, arranged by SLU Urban Futures and Future Forests, continues with a presentation by Anders Lindhagen from the Department of Forest

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

New knowledge on fungi that produce laughing gas

Nitrous oxide is a powerful greenhouse gas and also the most prominent ozone depleting chemical. In her doctoral thesis, Yvonne Bösch has shown that denitrifying fungi which can produce nitrous oxide

SILVA PhD Course - Monitoring Biodiversity for Science and Conservation

SILVA PhD course - Monitoring Biodiversity for Science and Conservation navinder.singh@slu.se SILVA – Faculty of Forest Sciences Research School Umeå Free nasi

Forest policy has had an effect, but many species remain threatened

Almost three decades ago, Sweden introduced a more biodiversity-oriented forest policy. A new study shows that important habitats have increased since that time. This applies to dead wood, large

Diss Karl Adler

Digital soil mapping and portable X-ray fluorescence prediction of cadmium, copper and zinc concentrations as decision support for crop production charlotta.eriksson@slu.se Karl Adler defends his

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

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

(Un)taming urban forests, wildlife, and Indigenous peoples: Mumbai's Aarey

(Un)taming urban forests, wildlife, and Indigenous peoples: Mumbai’s Aarey teresia.borgman@slu.se The webinar series on urban forests, arranged by SLU Urban Futures and Future Forests, continues

Ishi Buffam

ishi.buffam@slu.se Researcher and teacher in ecosystem ecology. I am an Ecosystem Ecologist, with a PhD in Forest Ecology from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU).  My training is

Diss Jonathan Stråle

Travel demand and environmental policy charlotta.eriksson@slu.se Jonathan Stråle defends his thesis "Travel demand and environmental policy" on 29th April 2022 All interested are welcome to take

Urban forests: Assessing the distribution of trees outside woodlands and their contribution to carbon sequestration

Trees outside woodlands and their contribution to carbon sequestration teresia.borgman@slu.se The webinar series on urban forests, arranged by SLU Urban Futures and Future Forests, continues with a

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