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Soil science

Soil science is the study of soil as a natural resource on the surface of the Earth including soil formation, classification and mapping; physical, chemical, biological, and fertility properties of soils; and these properties in relation to the use and management of soils.

There are 80 pages tagged with Soil science:

Diss Sandra Wolters

Towards synthesis for nitrogen fertilisation using a decision support system charlotta.eriksson@slu.se Sandra Wolters defends her thesis "Towards synthesis for nitrogen fertilisation using a

Nordic-Baltic workshop

Boreal peatlands provide an important carbon sink and play a key role in the global carbon cycle and climate system. During the past century, >10 million ha of natural peatlands have been drained in

SLU and the climate

What does SLU do for the climate? We provide knowledge, decision support and facts about climate solutions. We teach our students about sustainability, and they inspire us to further reduce our

Department of Forest Ecology and Management

Our mission is to advance the understanding of forest ecosystem processes and to progress the principles of forest ecosystem management


The overall aim is to create knowledge that promotes sustainable and competitive agricultural systems that are based on forages, and ensures the supply of environmentally sustainable food items from

Fältforskning Röbäcksdalen

Röbäcksdalen Field Research Station (63.8 ° N, 20.2 ° E) is located 2 km south of Umeå city center, 3 km from Umeå airport and train stations, and 5 km from Umeå campus. The research station is part

Röbäcksdalen Field Research Station

The field research station carries out the official variety trials of forage crops, cereals and potatoes. Several long-term experiments are under the management of the field station, including

Climate meeting - COP

The UNFCCC organizes climate summits, mainly the annual Conference of Parties (COP), where all countries that have signed the climate convention meet and negotiate how the international climate work

Department of Agricultural Research for Northern Sweden

Research and education are carried out in an interdisciplinary environment in close collaboration between soil, plant, and animal disciplines. The department is organised jointly between the Faculty


The aim of the programme is to support efforts to achieve the Reduced Climate Impact environmental objective. In the near term priority is being given to Sweden's international climate reporting in

A Non-Toxic Environment

We provide decision support and expertise in the work towards A Non-Toxic Environment in Sweden. The data from our monitoring programmes contributes to the overall picture of the environmental status


The Eutrophication Programme is intended to provide data on which to base action to combat eutrophication of our aquatic systems. It should provide an up-to-date picture of the source and size of