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Forest operations

The Forest Technology division focuses on the organization and implementation of forest management and processes for industrial raw materials supply, as well as applied methods and technology for this. This include also regeneration, silviculture aspects aswell as harvesting operations management and raw material logistics.  The research field includes scientific theories and methods for studying and developing forest operation work processes, machinery and tools as well as human work to perform different actions. This means that energy requirements, work effort, environmental issues, environmental impact, utilization of raw materials and quality of performance, as well as economy and work environment, are taken into account, not least from a systems perspective. Some important areas of development include robotics, sustainable technology, bioenergy systems and logistics.

Published: 30 September 2022 - Page editor: malin.sandberg@slu.se