Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Department of Forest Resource Management

Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences


The Department conducts research and doctoral education in six competence areas (research groups), undergraduate and Master´s education in five subject areas and environmental monitoring and assessment in three comprehensive inventory programs. Read more about the department


Head of Department: Johan Fransson
Deputy head: Jonas Fridman
Information and webmaster: Emma Sandström & Ylva Melin


Our vision

We lead in the advancement of knowledge and in the development of effective processes for the sustainable development of natural resources, are the sector’s natural choice for co-operation and have a creative and inspiring working environment.  


Competence Areas

Remote Sensing

Forest Inventory and Empirical Ecosystem Modeling

Forest Planning

Mathematical Statistics Applied to Forest Sciences

Forest in Rural Studies

International Forestry

Environmental Monitoring and Assessment

NILS - National Inventory of Landscapes in Sweden

THUF - Terrestrial Habitat Monitoring

RT - The Swedish National Forest Inventory

TFDI - Target-tailored forest damage inventory

Programmes and larger projects

Finished programmes and larger projects


In 2004 the Department became the first at SLU to be environmentally certified in accordance with ISO 14001.

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