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Department of Forest Ecology and Management

Here at the department, our mission is to advance the understanding of forest ecosystem processes and to progress the principles of forest ecosystem management.

With world-renowned researchers, we cover research in core themes

  • Climate
  • Carbon and Nitrogen cycling
  • Forest vegetation
  • Hydrology
  • Sustainable digital planning tool

The department is equipt with state-of-the-art labs for stable isotopes and biogeochemical analysis

Check out the links below for more information

Projects and Infrastructures

The department also supports a wide range of branch projects and environmentals infrastructures. 

Published: 24 January 2023 - Page editor: Tejshree.Tiwari@slu.se

Department of Forest Ecology and Management 

Head of department Hjalmar Laudon, +46-90-786 8584

Deputy Head of department, premises & security Mats Öquist, +46-90-786 8525

Deputy Head of department, undergraduate studies Gustaf Egnell +46-90-786 8455

Deputy Head of department, post graduate studies Michael Gundale, +46-90-786 8427

Deputy Head of department, equal opportunities Kelley Gundale, +46-90-786 8444

Deputy Head of department, young researchers Lars Östlund, +46-90-786 8442 

Postal address: SLU, Skogens ekologi och skötsel, 901 83 Umeå, Sweden.
Visiting address: Skogsmarksgränd 17, Umeå


Internal workspace for the department