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Barbro Ulén

Professor emerita in Water Quality Management at Department of Soil and Environment, SLU.

Presentation

On-going projects:

  • Riskreducering av kritiska transportvägar för fosfor och pesticider från vanlig marin lerjord (Risk reduction of critical transportation routes for phosphorus and pesticides from conventional marine clay). FORMAS (Swedish Research Council for Environment, Agricul-tural Sciences and Spatial Planning)
  • Self-evaluation and risk analysis by farmers concerning losses of nutrients and low cost remedial measures. BaticSea2020 foundation.

Selected recent publications

Ulén, B. Stenbeg, M., Wesström, I 2016. Use of a flashiness index to predict phosphorus losses from subsurface drains on a Swedish farm with clay soils. Journal of Hydrology 533, 3020-3027.

Ulén, B., Johansson ,G.  Kyllmar K., Stjernman Forsberg L, Torstensson, G. 2015. Lagged response of nutrient leaching to reduced surpluses at the field and catchment scale. Hydrological Processes 29, 3020-3027.

Schoumans, OF., Chardon, WJ., Bechmann, ME., Gascuel-Odoux C., Hofman, G,Kronvang, B., Rubaek, GH., Ulén, B., Dorioz, J-M, 2014. Mitigation Options to reduce phosphorus losses from the agricultural sector and improve surface water quality: A review. Science of the Total Environment 468-469, 1255-1266

Ulén, B, Etana A. 2014. Phosphorus leaching from clay soils can be counteracted by structure liming. Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica B, Soil and Plant Science 64, 425-433.

Ulén, B., Wesström, I., Johansson, G., Stjernman Forsberg L 2014. Recession of phosphorus and nitrogen concentrations in tile drainage after high poultry manure applications in two consecutive years. Agricultural Water Management 146, 208-217.

Ulén, B., Larsbo, M., Kreuger, J., Svanbäck, A. 2014. Spatial variation in herbicide leaching from a marine clay soil via subsurface drains, Pest Management Science 70, 405-414.

Johannesson, KM., Kynkäänniemi, P., Ulén, B. Weisner, SEB, Tonderski KS 2014. Phosphorus and particle retention in constructed wetlands – a catchment comparison, Ecological Engineering.

Parvage, MM., Ulén, B Kirchmann H. 2014. Are horse paddocks treatening water quality through excess loading of nutrients? Journal of Environmental Management 147, 306-313

Schoumans, OF., Chardon, WJ., Bechmann, ME., Gascuel-Odoux C., Hofman, G, Kronvang, B., Rubaek, GH., Ulén, B., Dorioz, J-M, 2014. Mitigation Options to reduce phosphorus losses from the agricultural sector and improve surface water quality: A review. Science of the Total Environment 468-469, 1255-1266

Ulén, B., Eriksson, A. K., Etana A. 2013. Nutrient leaching from clay soil monolites with variable past manure inputs. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 176, 883-891.

Eriksson, A-K., Ulén, B., Berzina, L., IItal, A., Janssons, V., Anatanas Sigitas Sileika A. & Toomsoo, A. 2013. Phosphorus in agricultural soils around the Baltic Sea – comparison of laboratory methods as indices for phosphorus leaching to waters. Soil Use and Management Suppl. 29, Suppl 5-14. Doi. 111/i-1475-2743 201200401.

Kynkäänniemi, P., Ulén, B., Torstensson, G., Tonderski, K. 2013. Phosphorus retention in a constracted wetland receiving agricultural drain water. Journal of the Environmental Water Quality 42, 596-605.

Svanbäck, A., Ulén, B., Etana A., Bergström, L. Kleinmann, PJA, Mattsson, L. 2013. Influence of soil phosphorus and manure on phosphorus leaching in Swedish topsoils. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 96, 133-147. 

Selections of recent book chapter, booklets and reports used in external educations

Ulén B, Djodjic F, Bučienė A, & Mašauskienė A 2012. Phosphorus load from agricultural land to the Baltic Sea. In (Jacobsson, C., editor) Sustainable agriculture, Baltic University Uppsala pp 82-101, ISBN 978-91-86189-10-5.

Kynkäänniemi., P., Johanesson, K.,Tonderski K& Ulén B. 2012 Fånga fosforn. (broschyr 28 pp)

Ulén.B., Pietrzak, S & Tonderski, K 2014.Booklet 87 pages  Self-evaluation of farms for improved nutrient management and minimized environmental impact.


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