SLU students and staff have access to digital maps from Lantmäteriet (the Swedish mapping, cadastral and land registration authority) containing maps and aerial photos and historical maps from Lantmäteriet's archive.
Read more about Digital maps
How to get access
To get access to Digital maps from Lantmäteriet you must visit the IT Department at your campus and present an appropriate ID. If you are outside any of the University's main campuses, call 018-67 66 00 for assistance.
It is also possible to use the ArcGIS software to access geographical data direct from the GIS server. For more information, see the GIS wiki and contact your local GIS coordinator if necessary.
SLU students and staff may publish geographical data from Lantmäteriet along with their own information in student projects and in scientific publications.
The following text and number must be stated:
© Lantmäteriet, i2014/764
The information should be included in the figure or in the caption, or if you use many figures, in a prominent place in the publication.
Lars GB Andersson, GIS coordinator, Alnarp
Tel: 040-41 54 59
Mats Söderström, GIS coordinator, Skara
Tel: 0511-672 44
Mats Högström, GIS coordinator, Umeå
Tel: 090-786 83 63
Jakob Lagerstedt, GIS coordinator, Uppsala
Tel: 018-67 31 77
Anyone can search and view the maps. To download and print the maps you must send a request to the SLU Library or one of the contact persons.
Read more about Historical Maps
You need to download and install this free DjVu browser plug-in in order to view the maps.
SLU students and staff may freely use the historical maps in works published within the university, both i print and in digital format.
The following text must be included: Källa: Lantmäteriet
Contact persons for Historical Maps
Lars GB Andersson, GIS Coordinator, Alnarp
040-41 54 59
Mats Högström, GIS Coordinator, Umeå
090-786 83 63
Karin Hallgren, Department of Economics, Uppsala
018-67 25 06
Tommy Lennartsson, Swedish Biodiversity Centre (CBM), Uppsala
018-67 24 36