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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 103 pages tagged with Natural science:


Interested in the Baltic Sea? Discover all about it at the Baltic Sea Science Center (BSSC) located at Skansen, Stockholm, or join our digital events. SLU proudly contributes to the content of the


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


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

Pesticide monitoring

The Swedish national environmental monitoring program for pesticides started in 2002 with the aim to track long-term trends in agricultural influences on surface water and groundwater quality from


We offer education and courses for those who are interested in fish, fishery, marine biology, limnology (freshwater biology) and aquatic ecology. We provide several courses within SLU’s basic

Virtual Reality

Virtual reality (VR) is a computer-simulated environment you can usually both see and hear, accessible via VR glasses, for example. In some cases, the senses of smell and touch are also engaged. VR

The immune system

Forest bathing and the immune system Research is available showing that forest bathing and similar experiences have a positive effect on the immune system and have anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic

Forest therapy

Forest therapy is a treatment (intervention) where the aim is to improve human health with the help of nature. Sensory experiences in the forest environment – forest bathing – are one of the most

Animals in schools, care and welfare

The use of animals in care and in schools is becoming increasingly common. The acceptance in society of the positive effect of animals is increasing and visiting a therapy dog at school is now not

Nordic Nature Health Hub

Mötesplatsen för naturföretagare, forskare, organisationer, myndigheter och alla som är intresserade av djurens och naturens effekt på människors hälsa.

Nature entrepreneurship

Stories from nature entrepreneurs Guidebook for nature entrepreneurs (in Swedish) Inspiring interviews with some of the "refererence" entrepreneurs in the Botnia-Atlantica project Nordic Nature

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.