Current research can be divided into following areas:
- Consequences on greenhouse gas balance on stump removal and site preparation
- Boreal forest in a warmer climate
- Greenhouse gas emissions from peatlands
- Associated professor in Ecosystem Ecology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), 2015.
- PhD in Ecology and Environmental sciences with focus on Forest Production Ecology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), December 2001. Title: Soil-Surface CO2 flux and Growth in a Boreal Norway Spruce Stand - Effects of soil warming and nutrition.
- Master in Science of Forestry, SLU, 1996.
- When will young forest stands turn from a source to a sink?
- Restoration of terminated peat cuttings by rewetting
- Effects of stump and slash harvesting on soil carbon and nutrient pools
- N2O emissions after stump removal
- Root decomposition important in comparison of carbon balances after stump harvest and soil scarification
- Impact of stump harvest on soil carbon, nitrogen, CO2 emissions and ground vegetation in 5-10 year-old clear-cuts
- A multi-criteria decision support tool for stump harvest (MAP-stump). A part of the national project StandUp for Energy
- Short and long-term effects on soil C after stump harvest
- Long-term impact of stump removal on carbon and nutrient stocks in forest soils
- Stump harvest and environmental consequences
- The effect of long-term soil warming on soil carbon balance in a boreal spruce forest
- Emissions of CO2, CH4 and N2O from four drained forested peatlands with different fertility in southern Sweden.
- Methane and N2O in AFOLU
- Organising and lectures in “Soil science in Bergslagen” within the course, Forestry field studies in southern Sweden 2011-2014
- Supervision of several thesis work for undergraduate students
- Assistant supervisor for three phD students
- Coordinator for the Swedish part of the EU project “Teacher Scientist Partnership – a tool for professional development”, 2006-2009 with development of teaching material.
- Deputy head of department of Forest soils 2007- 2008
- Communication officer within LUSTRA programme, 2005-2007.
- Database Management in the Swedish Forest Soil Inventory , 2006-2007.
- Research Engineer in the Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Analysis, Lund University, 2005-2006.
Most recent peer-review publications
Mjöfors K, Strömgren M, Johansson M-B, Nohrstedt H-Ö, Gärdenäs A I (2017) Indications that site preparation increases forest ecosystem carbon stocks in the long term. Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research, in press.
Strömgren M, Mjöfors K, Olsson B A (2017) Soil-surface CO2 flux during the first 2 years after stump harvesting and site preparation in 14 Swedish forests. Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research 32(3):213-221.
Olsson B A, Hannrup B, Jönsson M, Larsolle A, Nordström M, Mörtberg U, Rudolphi J, Strömgren M (2017) A decision support model for individual tree stump harvesting options based on criteria for economic return and environmental protection. Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research 32(3):246-259
Lundin L, Nilsson T, Jordan S, Lode E, Strömgren M (2016) Impacts of rewetting on peat, hydrology and water chemical composition over 15 years in two finished peat extraction areas in Sweden. Wetlands Ecology and Management. DOI:10.1007/s11273-016-9524-9
Jordan S, Strömgren M, Fiedler J, Lundin L, Lode E, Nilsson T (2016) Ecosystem respiration, methane and nitrous oxide fluxes from ecotopes in a rewetted extracted peatland in Sweden. Mires and Peat 17(7):1-23
Kaarakka L, Hyvönen R, Strömgren M, Palviainen M, Persson T, Olsson B A, Launonen E, Vegerfors B, Helmisaari H-S (2016) Carbon and nitrogen pools and mineralization rates in boreal forest soil after stump harvesting. Forest Ecology and Management 377: 61-70.
Jurevics A, Peichl M, Olsson B A, Strömgren M, Egnell G (2016) Slash and stump harvest have no general impact on soil and tree biomass C pools after 32–39 years. Forest Ecology and Management, 371:33-41.
Strömgren M, Hedwall P-O, Olsson B A (2016) Effects of stump harvest and site preparation on N2O and CH4 emissions from boreal forest soils after clear-cutting. Forest Ecology and Management, 371:15-22.
Reports and teaching material
Strömgren M (Ed) (2009) The forest, greenhouse gases and climate change -Students, teachers and scientists in interaction. Download in Swedish or English