Skogsvetenskap är läran om skogen, skogens utnyttjande och skogsråvarans förädling. Skogsvetenskap är således en tillämpad vetenskap med inslag av bland annat botanik, ekologi, geovetenskap, teknik och ekonomi. Här ingår ämnena skogsinventering, skogsplanering, skogsskötsel, skogsproduktion, skogsföryngring, skogshushållning, skogsgenetik, skogsmykologi, skogspatologi, skogsteknologi och skogshistoria.
How can we manage forests and land without threating biodiversity and ruining ecosystem services? These divergent goals require a broad understanding of ecological interactions in nature. Research,
Forests worldwide are under increasing pressure to provide multiple products, ecosystem services, and to play a key role for bio-based economy. SLU is currently ranked as number one in forestry
This programme is a top choice for you who are open minded and wish to get profound understanding in forest management, ecology, planning and policy that goes beyond certain national traditions.
Research at the Department is focused on multilateral cooperation combining expertise from our many research groups. This gives unique possibilities for creating holistic solutions for the
Effects of climate change on forest insects – consequences on conservation strategies and pest management. I explore the importance of microclimate in the point of view of global warming, using two
Effects of climate change on forest insects – consequences on conservation strategies and pest management. I explore the importance of microclimatic variables in the point of view of global warming,
The Department conducts bachelor's and master's education primarily within SLU’s Master of forestry program. The courses are given within five subjects: Remote sensing and Geographical Information
I study multi-objective forest management as a tool for conservation and in the context of climate change mitigation. As a forester and geographer, I specialize in analyzing problems from multiple
What is it like moving to Sweden from another country to study and work? Listen to two international PhD students talk about their experiences. Sabine Pfeffer, from Germany and Fernanda De Miranda
Our mission is to advance the understanding of forest ecosystem processes and to progress the principles of forest ecosystem management
We invite researchers from disciplines such as policy analysis, ecology, economics, forest (ecosystem) management and conservation to submit suggestions for paper presentations to this
A podcast from the Department of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies at SLU, Umeå, where two Ph.D. students bite into topics regarding research, education, and current forest and