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Environmental monitoring and assessment news

Here we present news items about environmental monitoring and assessment, a special mission within SLU.

There are 21 pages tagged with Environmental monitoring and assessment news:

Forest Damage Centre funds 34 projects

The steering comittée at the Forest Damage Centre suggests to the dean to fund 34 projects from the budget for 2022. In total 67 applications came in, an impressive amount of skilled and creative

Miljö-DNA kan användas för att räkna gäddorna i sjön

Researchers can now measure how much fish there is below the surface using only a water sample. In a study recently published in the journal Environmental DNA, Erik Karlsson and colleagues measured

Öppet fartyg

In the presence of H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria, the Swedish research vessels R/V Svea, R/V Skagerak and S/V Ocean Surveyor will host an open day in Stockholm. All three vessels will anchor up

New knowledge about climate change in the Arctic

Climate change has a much greater impact on the Arctic than in many other areas of the world says Willem Goedkoop, researcher at the Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment, SLU. Together with

The Omicron variant BA.2 was first seen in wastewater from Malmö and Kalmar

Analyzes of SARS-CoV2 in wastewater from four Swedish cities recently showed that the Omicron variant had completely replaced Delta already in the beginning of January 2022. An in-depth analysis now

Nätverk av skyddade områden behövs för att bevara havets biologiska mångfald

Marine protected areas (MPAs) contribute to the persistence and recovery of viable populations. Ecological connectivity, i.e. dispersal and movement of organisms and material across ecosystems, needs

WRAM is part of the new e-infrastructure SBDI that is officially launched 4 October

The Swedish LifeWatch consortium will end at the end of 2021 and is replaced by the Swedish biodiversity data infrastructure consortium SBDI. WRAM continues the collaboration in a similar way. SLU

Video from the seminar; Individual-based tree modelling for remote sensing data

This is a recording from the seminar presented by Arne Pommerening at the 24th of September. It is part of Environmental Statistics - a Statistics@SLU seminar series about statistics for

Video from the seminar; Statistical methods for evaluation of temporal trends in environmental data

This is a recording from the seminar presented by Claudia von Brömssen at the 27th of August. It is part of Environmental Statistics - a Statistics@SLU seminar series about statistics for

Drug usage measured in the sewage water from Uppsala

A researcher from the Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment have, on behalf of SVT Uppsala and UNT, analysed samples of the sewage water in Uppsala to estimate the illegal drug use in Uppsala

Biodiversity in watercourses is better monitored with environmental DNA

Studies of macroinvertebrate fauna are an important part of environmental monitoring of watercourses. Today, samples are often taken using a net, followed by a manual examination of the diversity of

SLU focuses on the value of water

Today, March 22, is the World Water Day, which this year has an extra focus on how we value water and its provision of ecosystem services. At SLU, we pay a little extra attention to water issues and