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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.

There are 130 pages tagged with Environmental monitoring and assessment:

Integrated Monitoring in natural ecosystems (IM)

Integrated Monitoring in natural ecosystems (IM) is funded by the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency. Parts of the monitoring at Aneboda is funded by SITES. The Swedish Geological Survey and IVL


The IM site, called F1, is one of several small catchments around lake Gårdsjön which have been thoroughly investigated from both lake and forest point of view since around 1970. The most widely


Kindla is situated about 25 km straight to the northwest of Lindesberg, roughly 15 kilometres northwest of Storå/Guldsmedshyttan near the little village of Nyberget. The site is situated on the


The Integrated Monitoring area Gammtratten is situated 100 km west of Umeå and roughly 50 kilometres southeast of Åsele near the little village of Norrtjärn. The site is part of a 754 ha nature


The IM site Aneboda is situated 28 km northwest of Växjö, roughly 10 kilometres south of Lammhult. The IM site is about one kilometre southwest of Aneboda church. The site and the nearby forest and

Official statistics

Here you'll find official statistics on the state and development of Swedish forests. SLU is responsible for official statistics on Swedish forests and their state and development. The Swedish

Data Collection within CFP

To support the management of fish stocks and ensure a sustainable fishery on theses stocks biological, economical, social and environmental data from fishery, aquaculture and to some extent the

R/V Svea is anchored in Gothenburg

The research and environmental monitoring vessel Svea is moored at Stigbergskajen in Gothenburg between 19 and 23 April 2023 for maintenance. Svea is mainly used for environmental monitoring in the


Interested in the Baltic Sea? Discover all about it at the Baltic Sea Science Center (BSSC) at Skansen, Stockholm, or join our digital events. SLU proudly contributes to the content of the

Biological recipient monitoring at the Södra Cell Värö pulp mill – fish and bottom macro fauna

The impact by the Södra Cell Värö pulp mill’s waste water discharge on the local fish community has been monitored since 1983. Survey fishing with a bottom trawl in the recipient area and in a

Biological recipient monitoring at the Ringhals nuclear power plant – fish and invasive species

Potential ecosystem effects caused by the effluent cooling water from the Ringhals nuclear power plant are monitored in yearly surveys by Institute of Coastal Research, Department of Aquatic

Selective fishing