26 Feb 2021
“Solar panels in Sahara could boost renewable energy but damage the global climate – here’s why”
Zhengyao Lu, researcher at the department, has published a popular science article on The Conversation website. It's entitled “Solar panels in Sahara could boost renewable energy b...
23 Nov 2020
Funding to ecosystem process research
The Swedish Research funding research on soil nutrient cycles and the interaction with carbon dioxide uptake in forest ecosystems. Benjamin Smith and David Wårlind from our departm...
20 Nov 2020
Thesis about harmonisation of 3D geodata for planning and building
On Friday 20th November Helen Eriksson is defending her thesis with the title "Harmonisation of 3D geodata – a prerequisite for a digital information flow for applications in the p...
13 Nov 2020
Starting Grant to research on root dynamics in the Arctic
Grant to research on Modelling root dynamics in arctic tundra ecosystems and quantifying vegetation feedback to regional and global climate change.
12 Nov 2020
New thesis: GIS and spatial methods in epidemiology
Augustus Aturinde, PhD candidate, recently nailed his thesis “GIS and Health: Enhancing Disease Surveillance and Intervention through Spatial Epidemiology”.
4 Nov 2020
INTERACT presented at the European Polar Science Week
Margareta Johansson held an invited tak at the European Polar Science Week. The talk focused on research access in the Arctic to increase the understanding of this remote area.
7 Sep 2020
Clear-cut forest areas emit greenhouse gases
The forest and forest management are a hot topic in the climate debate, but there are still uncertainties in the mapping of the forest's function as a carbon sink or carbon source....
3 Sep 2020
Permafrost thawing may not cause more carbon emissions
Net carbon emissions that is in general expected to increase with thawing permafrost, did not increase according to new study in the Abisko region.
10 Aug 2020
Anders Lindroth interviewed in “A Tale from the Woods”
Anders Lindroth, Professor Emeritus, is featured in the documentary A Tale from the Woods. In the documentary, Anders speaks about carbon emissions from clear cuts, as well as prov...
20 May 2020
Rising temperatures affect wetlands and disrupt the water balance
In a future warmer climate, evaporation from the northern hemisphere’s wetlands will increase significantly more than previously thought. This is shown by an international study in...
17 Apr 2020
Weiming Huang awarded fellowship for postdoc studies in Singapore
Weiming Huang, a researcher and a recent doctoral graduate at our department, has been awarded a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in Singapore plus a two-year repatriation grant ba...
23 Mar 2020
Climate change is hastening spring arrival in Sweden
During the last 16 years, global warming has led to a trend of spring arrivals occurring earlier, a new study published in International Journal of Biometeorology shows.
17 Mar 2020
3D visualization exhibition in the foyer of Geocentrum II
An exhibition set up Nils Bergendal will take place at the entrance to Geocentrum II from Monday March 16th.
9 Mar 2020
She coordinates hundreds of researchers bound for the Arctic
Margareta Johansson has been featured in several media outlets due to her commitment to coordinate the international polar project Interact.
24 Feb 2020
New study solves old climate mystery about ecosystems’ nutrient limitation
The ability of global ecosystems to absorb carbon dioxide is regulated to a large extent by the nutrients nitrogen and phosphorus. With lower plant access to these nutrients, great...
14 Feb 2020
Lund University receives SEK 100 million to coordinate major polar research project
Lund University will receive SEK 100 million from the EU to coordinate the international research project Interact for another four years. Among other things, the funding is to be ...
31 Jan 2020
Increasing tropical land use is disrupting the carbon cycle
An international study led by researchers at Lund University in Sweden shows that the rapid increase in land use in the world's tropical areas is affecting the global carbon cycle ...
3 Jan 2020
Exciting internship during exchange in Svalbard
One of our students, Juliano Hanna, is on exchange in Svalbard. He is participating in a project aimed at gathering knowledge about how the Longyear River is slowly changing its pa...
20 Dec 2019
Feedback loop anticipated after the 2018 record drought decreased forests uptake of carbon dioxide
Anders Lindroth, Professor Emeritus, has been interviewed in Swedish TV4 news regarding effects of the 2018 drought.