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National Inventories of Landscapes in Sweden NILS is an umbrella for national environmental monitoring programs with several targeted inventories that are intended to collect, analyze and present data on habitats, their quality and how they changes over time. The inventories collect data that forms the basis for the Article 17 reporting and follow-up of environmental quality goals as well as the Agenda 2030 goals.

About NILS

Our inventories, their purpose and funding organisations

Fieldinventory descidious forest

Open data

Explore and download data (in Swedish)

Descidiuous forest and water

Sampling design

The sampling design of our inventories



Field instructions, reports, scientific articles etc.

Published: 26 January 2024 - Page editor: pernilla.christensen@slu.se