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Comprehensive peat map of the forest land

Predicted thickness of the organic layer

Comprehensive information with a high degree of detail

The product is a joint processing of map data from Lantmäteriet, SGU and SMHI as well as field data from Markinventeringen.


The peat map was developed by Anneli M. Ågren, Eliza Maher Hasselquist, Johan Stendahl, Mats B. Nilsson, Siddhartho S. Paul at the Department of Forest Ecology and Management, SLU in Umeå and the Department of Land and Environment, SLU in Uppsala.


The maps are produced by Anneli Ågren and Yiqi Lin, Department of Forest Ecology and Management, SLU in Umeå.


The financiers include:

  • The Swedish Forest Agency
  • Formas
  • The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency.
Image of Anneli Ågren, photo: Helena Granqvist

Anneli Ågren


Anneli Ågren 
Forskare vid Institutionen för skogens ekologi och skötsel; Akvatisk landskapsanlays
Telefon: +46907868365, +46727144792
E-post: anneli.agren@slu.se
Published: 24 November 2022 - 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


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