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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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Large losses of carbon dioxide from mires during the autumn

A new study shows that the storage of carbon dioxide in waterlogged peat of northern mires is not stable. Rapid transport of carbon dioxide to the surface occurs every autumn. This has been found by

Ordförande inom eLTER

Kevin Bishop from the Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment has been elected chair of the European Long-Term Ecosystem Research Interim Council (eLTER IC). The European Long-Term Ecosystem

Teacher exchange with Thailand

Brian Huser from the Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment has been granted money from the Linnaeus-Palme programme to plan an exchange with Khon Kaen University in Thailand. The

New Formas projects about eutrophication and oligotrophication, among others

Maliheh Mehrshad and Danny Lau from the Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment have been granted new research projects from Formas. Several researchers from the Department of Aquatic Sciences

Nytt Formasprojekt om ekosystemtjänster i rinnande vatten

Amélie Truchy, post doc at the Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment, has been granted 5,2 million SEK by Formas. In the Formas call about mobility grants for early-career researchers Amélie

VR-projekt om kvicksilver och växthusgaser

Kevin Bishop and Marcus Wallin from the Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment have been awarded 3,9 million SEK each by the Swedish Research Council for new projects about mercury and

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

Videos about water

At SLU, we conduct research on water in forest, agricultural and urban landscapes, drinking water, reuse and cycling of water, aquatic and fish ecology in lakes, watercourses and seas, bio economy,

CENTURION

The CENTURION-project focuses on two major threats, climate change and eutrophication, to ecological status of Swedish lakes. Aquatic ecosystems face tremendous changes due to a multitude of

Continued funding for the Swedish Infrastructure for Ecosystem Science (SITES)

The Swedish Infrastructure for Ecosystem Science (SITES) has been awarded continued funding for 2023–2027 from the Swedish Research Council (VR). SITES is a national infrastructure for ecosystem

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 .

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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