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Natural science

Natural science is a branch of science concerned with the description, prediction, and understanding of natural phenomena, based on observational and empirical evidence.

There are 100 pages tagged with Natural science:

Environmental Assessment

We have central role in the monitoring of inland surface waters in Sweden. Our strength is the combination of research and environmental assessment.


Here you will find publications published by the Department of Forest Resource Management.

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

Pesticides in air and precipitation

Results from the sampling of air and precipitation within the National Environmental Monitoring Program of Pesticides are found here. Precipitation is collected in the counties of Skåne and Uppland.


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

Chemical Ecology - Disease vectors

The chemical ecology of blood feeding insects is our field of research, with the primary focus on disease vector mosquitoes. Through a cross disciplinary approach, we investigate behaviours driven by

Doctoral Education

We have a large selection of postgraduate courses within the field of Chemical Ecology, Chemical Analyses, Integrated Pest Management and Resistance Biology. Read more about our postgraduate courses


The Department of Plant Protection Biology is an interdisciplinary constellation with good opportunities for strong research collaboration within and outside the departmental area. Leading edge

Integrated plant protection

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) has been mandatory for farmers in EU countries since 2014, yet we still lack a lot of scientific knowledge to help us use IPM effectively in many European crops.

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Digitalisation, Automation and Robotic with emphasis in crop production and processing

This research area promotes the application of digital data and tools, automation and robotics to improve the efficiency of crop production and processing. The focus areas include: Sensors and