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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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Lars Sonesten is Head of the Department. The management of the department is assisted by a Department Board and a Research Board. Department Board Lars Sonesten , Head of Department Stina Drakare ,

UF seed funding - Urban Healthscapes

SLU Urban Futures' hub in Alnarp issues seed funding grants that support efforts to strengthen SLU’s interdisciplinary expertise on urban healthscapes. This call is open to all researchers at SLU,

SLU Water Forum celebrates the World Water Day

lisa.beste@slu.se "Accelerating change to solve the water and sanitation crisis" is the theme for the World Water Day 2023. SLU Water Forum takes the opportunity to shed light on the questions

Calculates the effect on biodiversity of dams and dam removal

Is it possible to put a number on and calculate the effect that dams and their removal have on biodiversity? Peter Carlson has thought about that question. Our nature is important. That it has

Urban Forests - Green & Blue Infrastructure for Urban Health and Well-Being

Green & Blue Infrastructure for Urban Health and Well-Being hanna.weiber.post@slu.se The spring semester's third and last webinar in the series on urban forests, arranged by SLU Urban Futures and

Ecology and Biodiversity

The Division of Ecology and Biodiversity works with research and environmental analysis as a way to understand aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. We are specialised in developing biological

Organic environmental chemistry and ecotoxicology

The Division of Environmental Organic Chemistry and Ecotoxicology focuses on understanding the environmental aspects of organic chemicals, with main focus on sources, transport, fate and effects in

About us

We have a unique national responsibility for assessing the condition of Swedish surface waters with respect to both water chemistry and the aquatic biota. The mission of the department is to provide

Geochemistry and Hydrology

The Division of Geochemistry and Hydrology conducts research and environmental assessment on many aspects of fresh water quality including eutrophication, acidification, heavy metals and drinking

Microbial ecology

At the Division of Microbial Ecology we study ecosystems and the cycling of carbon and other bioactive elements. Understanding the functional ecology and diversity of microorganisms aid efficient and

Knowledge exchange with African environmental monitoring

We have an unusually long-term tradition of robust environmental monitoring and assessment (EMA) in Sweden. The many advantages of monitoring and analysing changes in the environment are something we

New SLU-professor wants to know if we should be concerned about organic micropollutants in drinking water

There are probably more than 100 000 organic micropollutants circulating in the aquatic environment. The newly appointed SLU professor in environmental organic chemistry, Lutz Ahrens, is dedicated to