Software for forestry planning and analysis

Last changed: 13 April 2021

The Heureka system is a series of software developed at SLU that allows the user to perfom a larger amount of different analysis and management plans for forestry. The system can perform short and long term projections of timber, economy, environmental conservation, recreation and carbon sequestration.

Heureka is a powerful system with multiple functions. Using the system therefore requires certain experience of computer based systems and forest planning.

Visit the Heureka-wiki for more information and download instructions. 




Baroniet Adelswärd AB
Bergvik Skog AB
Boxholms Skogar AB
County Administrative Board of Västerbotten
County Administrative Board of Örebro
Department of Forest Resource Management, SLU
Department of Forest Ecology and Management, SLU
Department of Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre, SLU
Diocese of Västerås
Holmen Skog
Häradsmarken AB
LRF Skogsägarna
National Property Board Sweden
Pöyry Management Consulting
Ricklar Skog AB
Svenska Skogsägarplaner AB
Swedish Forest Agency
Östanå Gods AB


Forest-level planning and optimization
Landscape planning
Strategic planning
Evaluation of management systems and strategies
Scenario analysis

Heureka administration board

The board consists of members from some of the partners that in cooperation funds the system management. SLU chairs.

Karl Duvemo, Swedish Forest Industry, SCA Forest

Andreas Eriksson, Swedish Forest Agency

Fredrik Gunnarsson, Sveaskog

Tomas Lämås, Department of Forest Resource Management, SLU

Camilla Rolig Schölin, Skogssällskapet

Renats Trubins, Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre, SLU

Ulrika Wide, Svenska Skogsägarplaner

On our Swedish page you can learn more about projects that use Heureka.


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