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

Department of Soil and Environment

Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

News

2016-05-24 -  The Department host a water quality restoration course for Penn State University
During 15-26 May, the Department of Soil and Environment hosts a course called “The Baltic Sea and the Chesapeake Bay: Lessons Learned for Water Quality Restoration” for students from Penn State University,...
2016-05-04 -  The important micronutrients – one of the keys to successful crop production
In order for cereal crops to grow properly, it is absolutely necessary that they are provided with sufficient amounts of micronutrients. In a new doctoral thesis, Karin Hamnér has investigated how micronutrients...
2016-05-04 -  New thesis on how immobilization of heavy metals and arsenic is affected by phosphorus
To estimate the risks associated with soil contaminants we need to know to what extent they are mobile and accessible to organisms. We can only assess this if we know how the contaminants are bound in...
2016-03-14 -  Professor in Biogeochemistry of Forest Soils wanted
A position as Professor in Biogeochemistry of Forest Soils is vacant at the Department of Soil and Environment.


 
Soil science is a multi-and interdisciplinary subject. It covers the interactions between biological, chemical and physical processes and properties of the soil environment. Read more about how we develop the scientific basis for sustainable land use.

We work closely with the agricultural and forestry sectors, extension services and authorities to identify and look for solutions to important questions. Read more about our extension services here.


Internal pages (for members of the department)

Scientists talk about soil

Which soil properties results in good wine? What is mycorrhiza and what is it good for? How does Sweden's most common soil type look like? How can you see traces of agriculture in the woods? How do you determine the soil type with the help of water ? Take a look at our YouTube channel!

 


The Department of Soil and Environment is  environmentally certified, according to the standard SS-EN ISO 14001:2004.

 


 
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