Earth sciences include geochemistry, oceanography, hydrology and water resources etc. Environmental science is an interdisciplinary academic field that integrates physical, biological, social and information sciences to the study of the environment, and the solution of environmental problems, such as climate research.
How can a European perspective contribute to better understanding and management of our environment? Europe has a long history of intensive use of natural resources and lessons on misuse and overuse
I am an environmental geographer, with interests in sustainability, critical theory, and creative methods. Threaded throughout my work is a commitment to interdisciplinary research. I utilize
The Swedish national environmental monitoring program for pesticides started in 2002 with the aim to track long-term trends in agricultural influences on surface- and groundwater quality from
Ingrid Wesström is an expert on water management in the agricultural landscape. More information at the Swedish page.
My research background is in Plant Ecology with a particular interest in plant-soil interactions, biodiversity, and ecosystem response to global change. Currently I am holding a position as
I am a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Ecology in the Bommarco Lab. My main interests are how we can apply ecological understanding to agricultural systems to result in more sustainable
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
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
An important step towards a climate-neutral society is an agricultural system that produces food and renewable energy with a low impact on the climate. Agricultural activities affect the climate by
Our vision is to use all organic waste from the food chain and upgrade its quality to produce safe valuable resources for sustainable food production. Simultaneously with the waste being upgraded to
Research leader My research interest is in environmental monitoring and assessment with focus on the small agricultural catchment scale. That includes development of methods for collection of data
The symposium took place in Uppsala, Sweden, 11-15 September 2017.