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Earth and environmental sciences

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.


There are 46 pages tagged with Earth and environmental sciences:

Organic environmental chemistry and ecotoxicology (OMK)

The section for organic environmental chemistry and ecotoxicology focuses on understanding the environmental aspects of organic chemicals, with main focus on sources, transport, fate and effects 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

PesticidesInSurfaceWater

Find out which pesticides we find in the streams of the model catchments, and the two rivers in Skane county. See which pesticides are found above water quality objectives and can be considered a

Geochemical laboratory

The laboratory are analysing the chemical composition of inland waters. We are since 1992 accredited by SWEDAC for the analyses of about 40 different parameters, as well as for sampling. In total,

Laboratories

Our laboratories have long experiences of accredited and quality assured analyses of water chemistry, aquatic biology and organic risk pollutants. The laboratories are accredited by SWEDAC since the

Biodiversity

We monitor and analyse the state and trends of Swedish biodiversity, to support efforts to achieve the Swedish environmental objectives regarding biodiversity. We also provide a basis for monitoring

Lakes and watercourses

We provide data and expertise to further the work on Sweden's environmental objective Flourishing Lakes and Streams and other objectives related to water quality. We also support various public

Acidification

We provide a platform for efforts to achieve Sweden's environmental objective Natural Acidification Only. We also help Sweden to meet its commitments under UNECE/CLRTAP air pollution convention.

Climate

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

Eutrophication

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

Coastal and sea areas

The Coastal and sea areas programme gathers SLU's expertise on marine environments and their assessment with special emphasis on fish and shellfish stocks and communities. The programme has a strong

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