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

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Lakes and watercourses

The programme will help to provide an overall picture of water status and chemical-physical impact on lakes and watercourses. The findings should provide a basis for monitoring achievement of the Flourishing Lakes and Streams environmental objective and other objectives related to water quality. Another current aim is to support various public agencies in their work under the EC Water Framework Directive and on other international water quality commitments.

 Read more about activities under the Lakes and watercourses programme

Contact us!

Stina Drakare and Erik Petersson, coordinator and ass. coordinator for the Lakes and watercourses programme within SLU´s environmental monitoring and assessment.


Stina Drakare, coordinator
+46-(0)18-67 31 02
Dep. of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment, SLU

Erik Petersson, assist. koordinator
+46-(0)10-478 42 39 
Dep.of Aquatic Resources, SLU

Statistics and publications

Ambio - 50 years of Swedish freshwater monitoring. A special issue of Ambio covering 50 years of freshwater monitoring.

Monitoring data from SLU's laboratories and databases have been used in the EU-project WISER by researchers at the Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment

Involved in a recent Hydrobiologia issue are: Peter Carlson, Stina Drakare, Frauke Ecke, Richard Johnson och Brendan McKie.

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Knowledge Bank: Lakes and Watercourses

2015-02-26 -  Everyone needs clean water!
Swedish municipal drinking water is considered safe to drink, but it can sometimes still contain chemical pollutants. In the project entitled SafeDrink, SLU researchers are developing methods to detect...
2015-02-25 -  Arctic lakes mirror environmental changes
In the mountains of Sweden are almost 22,000 artic-alpine lakes which reflect all the changes that are taking place in nature. Professor Willem Goedkoop coordinates the project to develop a pan-arctic...
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