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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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tejshree.tiwari@slu.se Krycklan-ett förskningsområde präglat av markanvändning English translation- A research area characterized by land use A historical overview of landuse in the Krycklan

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


You can view ongoing and past projects at Trollberget on the safe deposit.

Total mercury and methylmercury in runoff water after wetland restoration and ditch cleaning

This project evaluates how wetland restoration and ditch cleaning effect total Hg (THg) and methylmercury (MeHg) concentrations in runoff waters. Forest soils have retained high loads of Hg

Interdisciplinary decision support tool for ditches across Sweden

One million kilometers of ditches have been dug across Swedish forest land over the last 100 years to improve forest production. However, many of these are no longer desired because either they are

Effects of Ditch Cleaning on Total Suspended Sediments

Understanding the consequences of traditional management of ditches is important for improving our forestry practices, particularly how clearcutting and ditch network maintenance (DNM) affect

Krycklan Infrastructure

Krycklan is an integral part of the Svartberget field research infrastructure, which belongs to the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU). The Krycklan catchment encompasses the natural

Experimental forests

The research stations provide land for various types of field trials, and take responsibility for installation, maintenance and data collection. Changes in vegetation, forest status and environmental