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Swedish Infrastructure for Ecosystem Science (SITES)

SITES is a national research infrastructure for terrestrial and limnological field research, open to all scientists. SITES extends throughout Sweden with different ecosystems and climatic zones, from agriculture lands, forest, cultivated forest to mires, streams, lakes and alpines.

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The infrastructure at Röbäcksdalen has excellent conditions for teaching, research, and applied studies in crop production, soil science, climate studies, feeding of forages, and ecosystem studies in


Here you can find time series data of water chemistry parameters Water quality records are available from 2019-2023 from, two restoration catchments, two catchments with clear cut and two catchments

Trollberget Experimental Area (TEA)

Trollberget Millions of hectares of northern peatlands were drained for forestry, which has increased forest productivity in some areas, but not all. The future fate of these drainage ditches can be

Integrated Monitoring in natural ecosystems (IM)

Integrated Monitoring in natural ecosystems (IM) is funded by the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency. Parts of the monitoring at Aneboda is funded by SITES. The Swedish Geological Survey and IVL

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Historic Krycklan The 20th Annual Krycklan Symposium 2023 tejshree.tiwari@slu.se Soil health from a forest landuse perspective Krycklan-ett förskningsområde präglat av markanvändning English

Webbinarium: fjärranalys av mark(2)

Webinar: an introduction to remote soil sensing markmiljo-webb@slu.se Would you like to learn more about remote sensing of soils? This webinar will introduce you to the technologies and how they

Webbinarium: Fjärranalys och markburen fjärranalys av mark

Webinar: an introduction to proximal soil sensing markmiljo-webb@slu.se Would you like to learn more about proximal sensing of soil? This webinar will introduce you to this technology and how it

Röbäcksdalens Dairy Research Facility

At Röbäcksdalen about 2 km from Umea city center there is a national center for ruminant research. The research facility offers an excellent environment for evaluation and feeding of forages for


A unique opportunity for integrating projects in water quality, hydrological, and ecological studies across boreal landscapes


tejshree.tiwari@slu.se Boreal Biosphere Climate Geographical Intelligence Peat maps Soil Moisture Peatland rewetting effects Climate and Management Impacts Trollberget Experimental Area

Forest Ditch Cleaning and its Effect on Mobilization of an Old Soil Carbon Store

This project explores the potential impact of ditch cleaning as a means to improve drainage and forest productivity. However, there is a concern that disturbing the near-stream zone and lowering

Impact of peatland restoration on mitigating hydrological extreme events

Shirin Karimi is currently a PhD student at the department of Forest Ecology and Management, SLU, Umeå. Her research involves understanding and modeling catchment-scale rainfall-runoff processes, as