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


Environmental monitoring and assessment

Are landscapes and waters used sustainably? In addition to research and education the Government has charged SLU with the task of conducting environmental monitoring and assessment (EMA).

SLU monitors the country's forests, agricultural landscapes, lakes, watercourses and species in order to analyse environmental trends. This makes the university a key player in interpreting and understanding changes such as those that may result from a warmer climate.

Knowledge dissemination


2014-03-31 -  SLU Professor in Darwin Foundation
Jorge López-Moreno, Professor in virology at SLU´s BVF department, has been appointed “active member of the general assembly” of the Charles Darwin Foundation.
2014-03-05 -  Discovery of a new bird family
Based on analysis of several genes, a team of researchers from five countries, incl SLU researcher Per Alström, identified ten primary branches in the tree of life of one of the largest groups of passerine...
2014-02-25 -  MareFrame - Ecosystem-based Fisheries Management
The new EC-funded research and technological development project MareFrame “Co-creating Ecosystem-based Fisheries Management Solutions“ was launched this year.
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Supporting sustainability

The logotypes of Sweden's 16 environmental quality objectivesOur results are used to track progress towards Sweden's environmental objectives and its commitments under international agreements.


SLU, the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, has its main locations in Alnarp, Skara, Umeå and Uppsala.
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