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Department of Aquatic Siences and Assessment

The Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment is a research center for applied environmental research with national responsibility for monitoring the environmental status of lakes and watercourses. Research is mainly focused on aquatic ecology and biodiversity, geochemistry and hydrology and aquatic ecotoxicology and environmental chemistry.


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Complex data is portrayed with music

When you want to reach a broad audience with complex scientific results, it can be difficult to explain the conclusions. Setting the data to music can be a solution. Together the notes may capture a

When the research is acknowledged

It is important to reach out with research results in order for them to be used in society. High citation of research articles is a measure of great attention and good use. Therefore, it is extra

BSSC Eng

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

Aquatic foods are superfoods for people and for our planet

SLU Global, SLU Aqua and SLU Aquaculture hosted a successful webinar about sustainable production and harvesting of fish, invertebrates and algae captured or cultured in freshwater or marine

Mitigation role of forested buffers for streams in agricultural landscapes

The role of forested buffers for improving ecological status in linked stream–riparian habitats in human-modified landscapes across Europe is investigated and described in a new thesis from the

Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment

Our research, education and environmental monitoring and assessment is focused on bettering our understanding of environmental changes of inland surface waters, as well as analyses of the underlying

Publications

We publish the result of research and environmental assessment in scientific journals, as theses and as reports. Listed at the end of the page are the 400 most recent publications from the department.

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

Diss Jasmina Sargac

Forested buffers in agricultural landscapes : mitigation effects on stream–riparian meta-ecosystems charlotta.eriksson@slu.se Jasmina Sargac defends her thesis "Forested buffers in agricultural

Post graduate education

We educate doctoral student within the subject areas environmental science, environmental science (environmental chemistry), and ecology. Since 1997,more than 60 doctoral theses and ten licentiate

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

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,

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