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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.


Det finns 382 sidor som är taggade med Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment:

Environmental assessment and tools

A large part of our research is focused on improving methods for environmental monitoring and assessment, and developing tools and models useful for both researchers and water managers. The

Nutrient enrichment

Enrichment of nutrients (eutrophication) can lead to algal blooms and oxygen deficiency in lakes and can eventually lead to lakes being overgrown by plants and lost. The research at the department

Environmental contaminants and pesticides

Environmental contaminants such as PCB, flame retardants, PFAS, heavy metals and residues of pesticides can have negative effects on both human health and ecosystems. At the department, research is

Long-term environmental change

Long-term and large-scale environmental change, such as climate change, eutrophication (nutrient enrichment), oligotrophication (nutrient depletion), brownification and acidification, affects

Biodiversity

Plants and animals in lakes and streams are affected by eutrophication, environmental contaminants and climate change, which can result in loss of biodiversity, altered ecosystem processes and

Farmer as water manager

Combines farmers' experience with local data to find the best countermeasures for nutrient leaching. This project is described in Swedish . Resultat A final report from the project is available in

Klimatforskartopplistan

När nyhetsorganisationen Reuters rankar de tusen mest inflytelserika klimatforskarna på sin Reuters Hot List hittar vi bland klimatkändisar som James Hansen och Michael E. Mann dessutom tio svenska

Klimatforskartopplistan

När nyhetsorganisationen Reuters rankar de tusen mest inflytelserika klimatforskarna på sin Reuters Hot List hittar vi bland klimatkändisar som James Hansen och Michael E. Mann dessutom tio svenska

Swedish radio program Vetenskapsradion Klotet about PFAS in drinking water

PFAS contamination of drinking water has been the subject of a recent high-profile lawsuit in Kallinge in southern Sweden. In the latest episode of the Swedish radio program Vetenskapsradion Klotet,

Swedish radio program Vetenskapsradion Klotet about PFAS in drinking water

PFAS contamination of drinking water has been the subject of a recent high-profile lawsuit in Kallinge in southern Sweden. In the latest episode of the Swedish radio program Vetenskapsradion Klotet,

Senior environmental assessment specialists - lectures

Senior environmental assessment specialists - lectures

Lectures by SLU´s senior environmental assessment specialists fomaredaktion@slu.se In the autumn of 2020, SLU´s vice-chancellor appointed our first senior environmental assessment specialists. On

Kevin Bishop

Kevin Bishop

My research identifies human influence aquatic ecosystems and distinguishes it from natural variability in space and time. Forestry, mercury, and hydrology are some of the major issues I have worked

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