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Environmental monitoring and assessment

SLU has a unique role among Swedish universities through its commission to perform environmental monitoring and assessment. This is based on society's needs, as expressed in national environmental targets, international commitments and the overall objective of long-term sustainable development.

Det finns 77 sidor som är taggade med Environmental monitoring and assessment:
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Cod tagging for an improved fisheries management

Cod tagged with T-bar (Photo: Monica Mion, SLU) Tagging Baltic Sea cod (TABACOD) The problem The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) is not currently able to provide robust biological fisheries advice to the EU Commission for ...

Long-term trends in bottom water chemistry of Swedish lakes

Long-term trends in bottom water chemistry of Swedish lakes

On Wednesday September 6 at 10AM Jelena Rakovic will present her Masters Thesis in room Biosfären, MVM-building. The overall aim of her work was to assess long-term temporal patterns in bottom water chemistry of Swedish lakes, particularly in relation ...

Environmental Assessment

Environmental Assessment

We have central role in the monitoring of inland surface waters in Sweden. Our strength is the combination of research and environmental assessment. 0612200693 0612200693 Lakes and watercourses - As part of our ongoing environmental assesment, we have ...

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About the Swedish Forest Soil Inventory

Soil sampling and soil classification in a soil pit. Photo: Ola Borin, SLU 2005. The Swedish Forest Soil Inventory (SFSI) collects information about soil conditions and soil chemistry from c. 20000 objectively located plots across all of Sweden ...


Exhibition: Advancing waters!

How will a warmer climate affect our coasts and how much will the sea levels rise? And what happens to the society when the landscape is changing? Researchers at SLU raise these questions with the exhibition Advancing waters! on display at SLU in Uppsala ...

Environmental monitoring and assessment

Environmental monitoring and assessment

Are landscapes and waters used sustainably? Using our knowledge about ecosystems and how we use them, SLU delivers science-based decision support needed to help us reach our environmental objectives, nationally as well as internationally. Find statistics ...

Coastal and sea areas

Coastal and sea areas

The Coastal and sea areas programme gathers SLU's expertise on marine environments and their assessment with special emphasis on fish and shellfish stocks and communities. The programme has a strong international dimension and includes more than sixty ...

Current findings - environment

Current findings - environment

Find recent results and knowledge from SLU's Environmental monitoring and assessment. Published News - environment Ecology Earth and environmental sciences Natural science PFAS and PAC - dispersion of emerging pollutants in the environment studied in ...


Marine eutrophication

Eutrophication of water resources occur almost everywhere on earth. The effects are eg. massive algal blooms, extensive oxygen depletion in lakes and sea areas, and recurrent incidences of fish kills. Many measures has been taken to reduce the inputs ...

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Municipalities in focus - NonHazCity seminar

Marty Futter presents preliminary results from a screening study on hazardous substances in samples from some Baltic Sea municipalities within the NonHazCity project. Photo: Sonja Vikberg, Turku AMK. The municipalities play an important role in reducing ...


Collaboration between fishers and scientists reduces by-catches in trawl fisheries

Photo: Hans C Nilsson, SLU Aqua A horisontally divided trawl trawl that separates flatfish from cod. A trawl for Norway lobster that releases unwanted fish as well as undersized Norway lobster. A flexible sorting grid that minimize by-catches and make ...


SLU at the UN Ocean Conference

Two fishermen are trying out a new crayfish trawl with a grate that sorts out unwanted catches, such as cod. The crayfish trawl has been developed in a research projects on selective fishing at SLU. Photo: Hans Nilsson, SLU. SLU will participate when ...

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