Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet

Department of Ecology

How can we manage forests and land without threating biodiversity and ruining ecosystem services? These divergent goals require a broad understanding of ecological interactions in nature.

Research, education and collaboration at the department of Ecology contribute to a wise use of natural resources in the future.


A major centre of ecological research in Scandinavia

SLU is a major centra for ecological research in Scandinavia. One thing that characterizes our research is the combination of  theoretical and empirical research. The department of Ecology provide knowledge for efficient conservation, efficacious plant protection as well as sustainable forest and crop production.