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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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Morning Coffee with Illumina

Morning Coffee with Illumina vattenmiljo-webb@slu.se Illumina would like to present their newest XLEAP SBS technology and give a refresher on its portfolio and applications. Presenters Edyta

Fish farming in the North - a food production with environmental potential

The project aims to investigate if and how rainbow trout and Arctic charr can be farmed sustainably in hydropower dams in northern Sweden from a biological, ecological, social and economical

Organic environmental chemistry (OMK) laboratory

Organic environmental chemistry (OMK) laboratory develops methods and performs analyses of mainly pesticides (plant protection products, both currently used and banned) in different matrices such as

Biodiversity laboratory

We analyse the spices composition and biomass of aquatic organisms in lakes and streams. The information is used to assess the quality of the waters and habitats, as well as various indicator

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


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

Geochemical laboratory

The laboratory is 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.

PhD-halftime seminar by Tove Florén

markmiljo-webb@slu.se Welcome to Tove Florén's PhD-halftime seminar. Tove Florén's work is focused on soil chemistry and nanoparticles. Her preliminary thesis title is "Imogolite-type nanoparticles

Archive of Measurement Uncertainties

Below are the accredited analytical methods and their measurement uncertainties listed, since November 2017. For information about earlier analytical methods from 1960s and onwards, see each method .

Halvtidsseminarium om sanering av förorenad

Halftime seminar on on removal of PFASs in groundwater using on-site remediation technologies vattenmiljo-webb@slu.se On Tuesday 19 March 2024, Oscar Skirfors will present his ongoing PhD work in a

“Remediation of headwater streams is the missing link”

Agricultural headwaters are everywhere but at the same time much overlooked, despite their important role in regulating functions and quality of downstream ecosystems. They are often seen as passive

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